Python-URL! for June 26, 2000

Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2000 09:15:40 -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 (Jun 26)

Digital Creations releases the first public alpha of ZEO, version 0.2. In essence, ZEO and ZODB form a language-specific object database for Python objects
http://www.zope.org/Products/ZEO/ Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming language.

Your editor writes a draft of an article about using ZEO and ZODB

PythonWare releases an implementation of SOAP 1.1. "This version is somewhat experimental, and has a couple of known shortcomings that we plan to fix asap. It has been tested against Userland's SOAP implementation, and it's likely that it will work with IBM's Java library (we'll know more about that later this week)."

Les Smithson mentioned having some Python code for X10 home automation; contact him if you want to help out.

The 1.6 CVS tree has been hopping in preparation for a new release. New stuff: Greg Ward announces autoconf-like features in the Distutils
An example config

And Fredrik Lundh makes a bit of 1.6's Tkinter significantly faster:

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

Python.org's Python Language Website is the center of Pythonia

eff-bot's complements this digest with his daily python url

Much of Python's real work takes place on Special-Interest Group mailing lists

Python Consortium emerges as an independent nexus of activity

The Vaults of Parnassus ambitiously collects Python resources

Python FAQTS

Python To-Do List anticipates some of Python's future direction

Python Journal is at work on its second issue

Links2Go is a new semi-automated link collection; it's impressive what AI can generate

Archive probing trick of the trade:

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