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The Real Python Podcast – Episode #82: Welcoming the CPython Developer in Residence

Earlier this year, the Python Software Foundation announced the creation of the Developer in Residence role. The first Visionary Sponsors of the PSF have provided funding for this new role for one year. What development responsibilities does this job address? This week on the show, we talk to previous guest Łukasz Langa about becoming the first CPython...

Python's property(): Add Managed Attributes to Your Classes

With Python’s property(), you can create managed attributes in your classes. You can use managed attributes, also known as properties, when you need to modify their internal implementation without changing the public API of the class. Providing stable APIs can help you avoid breaking your users’ code when they rely on your classes and objects. Properties...

Using Pygame to Build an Asteroids Game in Python

Do you want to create your own computer games but like Python too much to abandon it for a career as a game developer? There’s a solution for that! With the Pygame module, you can use your amazing Python skills to create games, from the basic to the very complex. Below, you’ll learn how to use Pygame by making a clone of the Asteroids game! In this...

Representing Rational Numbers With Python Fractions

The fractions module in Python is arguably one of the most underused elements of the standard library. Even though it may not be well-known, it’s a useful tool to have under your belt because it can help address the shortcomings of floating-point arithmetic in binary. That’s essential if you plan to work with financial data or if you require infinite...

The Real Python Podcast – Episode #81: Exploring the New Features of Python 3.10

Python 3.10 is here! This week on the show, two former guests and Real Python authors return to talk about the new version. Geir Arne Hjelle's article was posted to the site Monday, and it's titled "Python 3.10: Cool New Features for You to Try". Christopher Trudeau's video course came out on Tuesday, and it covers the topics from the article with multiple...

Python's sum(): The Pythonic Way to Sum Values

Python’s built-in function sum() is an efficient and Pythonic way to sum a list of numeric values. Adding several numbers together is a common intermediate step in many computations, so sum() is a pretty handy tool for a Python programmer. As an additional and interesting use case, you can concatenate lists and tuples using sum(), which can be convenient...

Cool New Features in Python 3.10

Python 3.10 is out! Volunteers have been working on the new version since May 2020 to bring you a better, faster, and more secure Python. As of October 4, 2021, the first official version is available. Each new version of Python brings a host of changes. You can read about all of them in the documentation. Here, you’ll get to learn about the coolest...

Python 3.10: Cool New Features for You to Try

Python 3.10 is out! Volunteers have been working on the new version since May 2020 to bring you a better, faster, and more secure Python. As of October 4, 2021, the first official version is available. Each new version of Python brings a host of changes. You can read about all of them in the documentation. Here, you’ll get to learn about the coolest...

The Real Python Podcast – Episode #80: Make Your Python App Interactive With a Text User Interface (TUI)

Have you wanted to create a Python application that goes further than a command-line interface? You would like it to have a friendly interface but don't want to make a GUI (Graphical User Interface) or web application. Maybe a TUI (Text User Interface)would be a perfect fit for the project. This week on the show, we have Will McGugan to talk about his...

Hosting a Django Project on Heroku

As a novice web developer, you’ve built your portfolio app and shared your code on GitHub. Perhaps, you’re hoping to attract technical recruiters to land your first programming job. Many coding bootcamp graduates are likely doing the same thing. To differentiate yourself from the crowd and boost your chances of getting noticed, you can start hosting...

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