Year of the Snake – The Python Variety

Happy Lunar New Year! I’m looking forward this year to exploring a bit more around the world of Python. Reading the excellent book Programming Collective Intelligence┬áhas inspired me to explore the language a bit more.

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IPython has become on of my indispensable tools when working in Python. I’ve been enjoying using it’s shell for regular development, and also in the browser using the Notebook feature – A web-based user interface for authoring Python code. It’s great at displaying images and other artifacts right in the web browser.

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I’ve started a bit of my own Python development. I switched my remote server provisioning and deployment procedures to fabric.

I’ve also put together a quick project to play around with creating, building and sharing a PyPI hosted package. My first such project is a library and command line tool for interfacing with the RESTful API of the cloud hosting provider DIgitalOcean.

https://github.com/adamw523/dodo

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