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Python 3.9.0rc2 is now available for testing

 Python 3.9.0 is almost ready. This release, 3.9.0rc2, is the last planned preview before the final release of Python 3.9.0 on 2020-10-05. Get it here:https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-390rc2/In the mean time, we ...
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Answer these surveys to improve pip’s usability

The pip team has been working on improving the usability of pip since the start of this year. We've been carrying this work out remotely - by interviewing pip users, by sending short surveys, and doing usability tests of new pip functions.
We want to t...
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4 Factors affecting slow mobile data connection

The connection these days are so important from our day to day living not only in the Philippines but all over the world. Online schooling started and work from home has become the new normal until vaccine is available to prevent the virus from spreading. We will encounter slow connection for different reasons that sometimes […]
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Python 3.9.0rc1 is now available

Python 3.9.0 is almost ready. This release, 3.9.0rc1, is the penultimate release preview. You can get it here:https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-390rc1/Entering the release candidate phase, only reviewed code changes which a...
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I can access my Samsung S9+ now with Samsung Dex app

I’ve been searching for an application like where you can control your mobile device while working with your PC or Mac. Sometimes I want to use that Android application to create some content for marketing which are not available for desktop. However, the small screen and touched interface are frustrating. With this Samsung Dex application, […]
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Upgrade to pip 20.2, plus, changes coming in 20.3

On behalf of the Python Packaging Authority, I am pleased to announce that we have just released pip 20.2, a new version of pip. You can install it by running python -m pip install --upgrade pip.

The highlights for this release are:

- The beta of the...
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Pip team midyear report








The grant-funded team working on improvements to pip in 2020 has now passed the halfway mark. Here's an update on where are so far and what's next.


Funding and Timeline Status


The plan that we proposed last year said that, by now, we would h...
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Python 3.8.4 is now available

Python 3.8.4 is the fourth maintenance release of Python 3.8. Go get it here:

https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-384/

Maintenance releases for the 3.8 series will continue at regular bi-monthly intervals, with 3.8.5 planned for mid-Sept...
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Python 3.9.0b4 is now ready for testing

On behalf of the entire Python development community, and the currently
serving Python release team in particular, I’m pleased to announce the
release of Python 3.9.0b4. Get it here:

https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-390b4/


This is ...
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Announcing the PSF Project Funding Working Group






For the past 3 years, the PSF has been working on grant funded projects to improve our internal systems and platforms. This work has been done with the Packaging Working Group, and focused on our packaging ecosystem of PyPI and pip. We have been a...
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Python 3.8.4rc1 is now ready for testing

Python 3.8.4rc1 is the release candidate of the fourth maintenance release of Python 3.8. Go get it here:
https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-384rc1/

Assuming no critical problems are found prior to 2020-07-13, the scheduled release date ...
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Python 3.9.0b3 is now available for testing


On behalf of the entire Python development community, and the currently
serving Python release team in particular, I’m pleased to announce the
release of Python 3.9.0b3. Get it here:


https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-390b3/



Wait, ...
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Python 3.9.0b1 is now available for testing

On behalf of the entire Python development community, and the currently
serving Python release team in particular, I’m pleased to announce the
release of Python 3.9.0b1. Get it here:

https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-390b1/



This is ...
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Python 3.8.3 is now available

On behalf of the entire Python development community, and the currently serving Python release team in particular, I’m pleased to announce the release of Python 3.8.3, the third maintenance release of Python 3.8. You can find it here:



https://www.py...
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6 Ways Salesforce Gets Things Done with Python


Salesforce Engineering puts Python to work across many areas of their business. 
Read on to see how they use python in machine learning, security, internal devops teams and more.

The Python programming language has strong ties to both engineerin...
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Python Developers Survey 2019 Results


We are excited to share the results of the third official Python Developers Survey conducted by the Python Software Foundation with the help of JetBrains.

More than 24,000 Python users from over 150 countries took part in the survey this past Novembe...
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The 2020 Python Language Summit





The Python Language Summit is a small gathering of Python language implementers (both the core developers of CPython and alternative Pythons), as well third-party library authors and other Python community members. The Summit features short present...
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Pip 20.1 has been released

On behalf of the PyPA, I am pleased to announce that a new version of pip, pip 20.1, has been released.

To install pip 20.1, you can run:

python -m pip install --upgrade pip
The highlights for this release are:

Significant speedups when building loc...
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Python 3.9.0a6 is now available for testing

On behalf of the entire Python development community, and the currently serving Python release team in particular, I’m pleased to announce the release of Python 3.9.0a6. Get it here:

https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-390a6/


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Python 2.7.18, the last release of Python 2

The CPython core developers are pleased to announce the immediate availability of Python 2.7.18.

Python 2.7.18 is the last Python 2.7 release and therefore the last Python 2 release. It's time for the CPython community to say a fond but firm farewell ...
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Thank you to donors & sponsors

PyCon 2020 in Pittsburgh, PA was cancelled due to COVID-19 and that impacted the PSF's finances. Our blog from March 31st estimated that the PSF would need to use $627,000 of its financial reserve to get through 2020. 

Since the time we cancelle...
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3 Screen capturing tool to use on your desktop

Screen capture is a tool to share or to save some important details to remember while working on your desktop. Lightshot – my favorite screen capturing tool because it is very lightweight and it is free. Pros: Easy to use with PrtScn function on your keyboard Has a ruler indicator Option to save to computer […]
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PSF’s Projected 2020 Financial Outcome


The Python Software Foundation (PSF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the Python community and programming language, as well as running PyCon US. Since PyCon US 2020 was cancelled, the community has asked how the PSF’...
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Python 3.9.0a5 is now available for testing

On behalf of the entire Python development community, and the currently serving Python release team in particular, I’m pleased to announce the release of Python 3.9.0a5. Get it here:

https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-390a5/




This is a...
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New pip resolver to roll out this year

The developers of pip are in the process of developing a new resolver for pip (as we announced on the PSF blog last year). We aim to roll it out later this year. As part of that work, there will be some major changes to how pip determines what to insta...
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