Python-URL! for July 18, 2000

By Marty Pitts (Send Email)
Posted Jul 18, 2000


Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2000 09:58:13 -0500 (CDT)
From: Andrew M. Kuchling akuchlin@mems-exchange.org
Newsgroups: comp.lang.python
Subject: Dr. Dobb's Python-URL! - weekly Python news and links (Jul 18)

Mark Hammond reveals a fourth (nth?) Python implementation on the horizon: "It has a compiler that generates native Windows .DLL/.EXE files. It uses a runtime that consists of a few thousand lines of C# (C-Sharp) code. ... Python can subclass VB or C# classes, and vice-versa."
http://www.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/2000-July/013019.html Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming language.

The Python community has always had fun suggesting enhancements to the language, but unless you follow threads carefully, it can be hard to figure out the state of a proposal. Barry Warsaw will be making the process more formal and IETF-like, as described here:
http://www.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/2000-July/013059.html

Huaiyu Zhu provides class calculus to help homesick Javans and others involved in a particular kind of type correctness
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=635109618

Edward K. Ream and Gordon McMillan show how to think about generation of executables which embed Python, even in the face of Win* peculiarities, Borland-Microsoft miscegenation, backlinking, extensions, and related abstrusities
http://deja.com/=dnc/viewthread.xp?AN=647162382

Intellisens-ability: PythonWin capacity to use a key other than TAB in AutoComplete traversal
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=647146716

TheKompany.com releases the third distinct product called "Visual Python". This one "is aimed at KDE and GNOME appli- cation developers and allows you to easily embed Python as a GUI enabled scripting language in your application"
http://x75.deja.com/getdoc.xp?AN=647020031


Everything you want is probably one or two clicks away in these pages:

Python.org's Python Language Website is the center of Pythonia
http://www.python.org

eff-bot's complements this digest with his daily python url
http://hem.passagen.se/eff/url.htm

Much of Python's real work takes place on Special-Interest Group mailing lists
http://www.python.org/sigs/

Python Consortium emerges as an independent nexus of activity
http://www.python.org/consortium

The Vaults of Parnassus ambitiously collects Python resources
http://www.vex.net/~x/parnassus/

Python FAQTS
http://python.faqts.com/

Python To-Do List anticipates some of Python's future direction
http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/todo.py

Python Journal is at work on its second issue
http://www.pythonjournal.com

Links2Go is a new semi-automated link collection; it's impressive what AI can generate
http://www.links2go.com/search?search=python

Archive probing trick of the trade:

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