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Real Python: Python's Requests Library (Guide)

The Requests library is the de facto standard for making HTTP requests in Python. It abstracts the complexities of making requests behind a beautiful, simple API so that you can focus on interacting with services and consuming data in your application. Throughout this tutorial, you’ll see some of the most useful features that Requests has to offer...

Wed Feb 28, 2024 19:08
PyCoder’s Weekly: Issue #618 (Feb. 27, 2024)

#618 – FEBRUARY 27, 2024 View in Browser » McKinney on Improving the Data Stack & Composable Systems How do you avoid the bottlenecks of data processing systems? Is it possible to build tools that decouple storage and computation? This week on the show, creator of the pandas library Wes McKinney is here to discuss Apache Arrow, composable...

Tue Feb 27, 2024 22:06
Kushal Das: Mullvad VPN repository for Fedora

Mullvad VPN now has proper rpm repository for their desktop client. You can use it in the following way on you Fedora system: sudo dnf config-manager --add-repo sudo dnf install mullvad-vpn Remember to verify the OpenPGP key Fingerprint: Importing GPG key 0x66DE8DDF: Userid : "Mullvad...

Tue Feb 27, 2024 22:06
Python⇒Speed: Jevons Paradox doesn't always apply to software

When it comes to fighting climate change, I strongly believe that getting involved in politics is one of the most useful things you can do. But given how energy-intensive software is these days, writing more efficient software also seems worth doing, especially if your software is used at scale. However, whenever efficiency is brought up, Jevons...

Tue Feb 27, 2024 22:06
Mike Driscoll: uv – Python’s Fastest Package Installer and Resolver

There’s a new Python package installer out now and it’s called uv. The uv package installer and resolver is made by Astral. Uv is written in Rust instead of Python and is super fast! Astral is best known for Python’s fastest formatter, Ruff. The uv package is meant to be a drop-in replacement for pip and pip-tools. According to Astral, “uv is 8-10x...

Tue Feb 27, 2024 19:06
Real Python: Python Basics Exercises: Installing Packages With pip

So far on the Python Basics learning path, you’ve been working within the bounds of the Python standard library. Now it’s time to unlock packages that aren’t included with Python by default. To do that, you’ll need pip. Many programming languages offer a package manager that automates the process of installing, upgrading, and removing third-party...

Tue Feb 27, 2024 19:06

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