this is a short blog post, just to announce the existence of this Github repository, which contains binary PyPy wheels for some selected packages. The availability of binary wheels means that you can install the packages much more quickly, without having to wait for compilation.

At the moment of writing, these packages are available:

  • numpy
  • scipy
  • pandas
  • psutil
  • netifaces

For now, we provide only wheels built on Ubuntu, compiled for PyPy 5.8.
In particular, it is worth noting … Read the rest

My new book, Python Microservices Development is out!

The last time I wrote a book, I was pretty sure I would not write a new one —
or at least not about Python. Writing a book is a lot of work.

The hard part is mostly about not quitting. After a day of work and taking care
of the kids, sitting down again at my desk for a couple of hours was just hard,
in particular since I do other … Read the rest

Hello Python users! New course launching today: Data Types for Data Science by Jason Myers!

Have you got your basic Python programming chops down for Data Science but are yearning for more? Then this is the course for you. Herein, you’ll consolidate and practice your knowledge of lists, dictionaries, tuples, sets, and date times. You’ll see their relevance in working with lots of real data and how to leverage several of them in concert to solve multistep problems, including … Read the rest

Zeiss provides an effective way to clean and preserve valuable optics. Whether used with camera lenses, eyeglasses, sunglasses, telescopes, or spotting scopes, these non-abrasive pre-moistened wipes are safe and effective. These ammonia-free wipes are appropriate for anti-reflective coatings and may also be used to clean laptop, GPS, tablet, or cell phone screens without leaving streaks. Designed for a single use, these wipes come in individual disposable packets.  The wipes are highly rated on Amazon, where it currently averages 4.7 out … Read the rest

It’s lowest price to date on Amazon, the Roomba 690 is currently discounted $50. Roomba loosens, lifts, & suctions dirt while navigating around furniture and clutter. Clean and schedule from anywhere. It’s WiFi compatible and works with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. See this deal on Amazon.

This story, “$50 off iRobot Roomba 690 Wi-Fi Alexa Compatible Robotic Vacuum – Deal Alert” was originally published by TechConnect.… Read the rest

This is the first article in my series on the inner workings of attrs.

Attrs is a Python library for defining classes a different (much better) way. The docs can be found at attrs.readthedocs.org and are pretty good; they explain how and why you should use attrs. And as a Python developer in 2017 you should be using attrs.

This attrs series is about how attrs works under the hood, so go read the docs and use it somewhere first. … Read the rest

This python module named gtts will create an mp3 file from spoken text via the Google TTS (Text-to-Speech) API.
The installation of the gtts python module under Windows 10.

C:\Python27\Scripts>pip install gtts
Collecting gtts
Downloading gTTS-1.2.0.tar.gz
Requirement already satisfied: six in c:\python27\lib\site-packages (from gtts)
Requirement already satisfied: requests in c:\python27\lib\site-packages (from gtts)
Collecting gtts_token (from gtts)
Downloading gTTS-token-1.1.1.zip
Requirement already satisfied: chardet3 .1.0=""=3.0.2 in c:\python27\lib\site-packages (from requests->gtts)
Requirement already satisfied: certifi>=2017.4.17 in c:\python27\lib\site-packages (from requests->gtts)
Requirement already satisfied: idna2
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PyCharm 2017.2 is out now! Get it today for Docker Compose support on Windows, SSH Agent, Azure Databases, and Amazon Redshift support.

Get it from our website

  • We’ve added some small improvements for editing Python files: a quick fix to change the signature of a function you’re calling, an inspection to make sure your Python 3.6-style format strings work correctly, and auto-completion for type hints
  • Docker Compose is additionally supported on Windows (this feature is available only in PyCharm Professional
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The past few years have seen an explosion of IoT devices. Many of these are for the so-called smart home. Their true potential lies in the ability to coordinate and automate them as a group. <br/> <br/>
How can you garage, wifi, chromecast, and window shades work together automatically? Chances are these are all from different manufacturers with different protocols and apps. That’s why you need something like Home Assistant. This Python based app brings over 740 devices together and … Read the rest

Hello every body out there. This is the initial post of this Python related blog project. I hope to be publishing some Python contents here and I hope you to like it.

see you,

lpozo… Read the rest