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Python 3.10.0b3 is available

Summer is almost here (at least in half of the planet) and Python 3.10 is finishing baking in the oven. For those of you that want to taste it before is finally ready (and if you are a library developer, you certainly do!) you can have the second-to-la...
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Python 3.10.0b2 is available

After fighting with some release blockers, implementing a bunch of GC traversal functions, and fixing some pending reference leaks, we finally have Python 3.10.0 beta 2 ready for you! Thanks to everyone that helped to unblock the release!https://www.py...
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The 2021 Python Language Summit

Every year, a small group of core developers from Python implementations such as CPython, PyPy, Jython, and more come together to share information, discuss problems, and seek consensus in order to help Python continue to flourish.The Python Language S...
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Welcoming Microsoft as a Visionary Sponsor

Microsoft helps millions of Python developers achieve more by enabling Python support across products and services like Windows, Visual Studio Code, GitHub, and Microsoft Azure.Microsoft has been a long-time supporter of the Python Software Foundation,...
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Announcing six scientific Python grants

The Scientific Python Working Group considers funding proposals that advance the scientific use of Python. In the past these have most often been workshops and conferences, but we also fund project improvements and outreach. Recently, we broadened...
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Python 3.10.0a7 is now available for testing

Brrrrr… do you feel that? That’s the chill of beta freeze coming closer. Meanwhile, your friendly CPython release team doesn’t rest even on holidays and we have prepared a shiny new release for you: Python 3.10.0a7.Get the new release here:ht...
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Python 3.9.4 hotfix is now available

Python 3.9.3 was released two days ago on Friday, April 2nd. It
contains important security content listed below for reference.
Unfortunately, it also introduced an unintentional ABI incompatibility,
making some C extensions built with Python 3.9.0 ...
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Python 3.9.3 and 3.8.9 are now available

Those are expedited security releases, recommended to all users. Get them here:https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-389/Note: 3.9.3 has been recalled due to introducing unintentional ABI incompatibility. Download 3.9.4 instead: https://www.p...
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Basic insights of DITO Telecom in the Philippines

I’ve been following DITO since it was announced in the 4th quarter of 2020. And it’s been trending in the stock market for the time being. DITO is formerly the Mindanao Islamic Telephone Company (Mislatel) and it is partnered with China Telecommunication Corp. with 40% shares. They just launched March 8, 2021 their welcome offer […]
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Python 3.10.0a6 is now available for testing

Remember us? It’s your friendly CPython release team and we have something we think you may like: The new alpha release of Python 3.10 is here, now with 100% more pattern matching. If I were you, I would download it and start playing with it. Extra poi...
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Python 3.9.2 and 3.8.8 are now available

Convinced of the wonders of free two-day deliveries, I’m pleased to present you Python 3.9.2 and 3.8.8. Get them from:https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-392/https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-388/Next up, the last fu...
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Welcoming Google as a Visionary Sponsor of the PSF

Our top sponsors—companies who step forward to make the biggest investment in Python and its community—not only use Python for their own internal development, but also offer Python as a crucial part of the products they offer to their own customers. Th...
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Python 3.10.0a5 is now available for testing

 Well, this one took a bit more time due to some surprise last time reference leaks and release blockers to fix, but now Python 3.10.0a5 it’s here. Will this be the first release announcements of the 3.10 series without copy-paste typos? Go get it...
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2020 in Review

The beginning of 2020 was paving a new way for the PSF to support its community. The PSF Board Directors strategically planned to devote funding to Python's core and to hiring staff. We expected a healthy revenue from PyCon US 2020 and had big plans fo...
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Python 3.10.0a4 is now available for testing

 Happy new year to all of you. I hope you all have a great start of the year! And how to best celebrate that we have left 2020 behind that with a new Python alpha release? :) Go get it here:https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python...
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Election Reform Community Update

This past June, the PSF Board of Directors opened a discussion to solicit feedback on the topic of election reform.

The discussion was a lively one and touched on the following topics:


PSF Director term limits
PSF Board geographic makeup
PSF ...
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Python 3.8.7 is now available

Python 3.8.7 is the seventh maintenance release of Python 3.8. Go get it here:https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-387/Note: this is a bugfix release for the 3.8 series which was superseded by Python 3.9, currently the latest feature release...
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Virtual Python Core Developer Sprint 2020

Overview From October 19th to 23rd, 47 participants gathered for the first-ever virtual 2020 Python Core Developer Sprint. This included 41 Python core developers, 3 triagers, and 3 core dev mentees. The core dev sprint is an annual week-long meet...
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PSF is hiring: Director of Resource Development

The PSF is seeking to hire a Director of Resource Development to spearhead fundraising and sponsorship efforts! We are accepting resumes through January 14th, 2021. See the job description section below for more information.After 5 years, our sponsorsh...
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Help the PSF raise $60,000 USD by December 31st!

Help us raise $60,000 USD by December 31st!Python continues to be a popular and accessible language in the education sector. More and more institutions around the world are introducing students to the opportunities that Python presents. Your support ca...
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Python 3.10.0a2 is now available for testing

The engines of the secret release manager machine have finished producing a new pre-release. Go get it here:https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-3100a2/ This is an early developer preview of Python 3.10Major new features of the 3.10 ser...
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Key generation and signing ceremony for PyPI

On Friday October 30th at 11:15 AM EDT the Python Software Foundation will be live streaming a remote key generation and signing ceremony to bootstrap The Update Framework for The Python Package Index. You can click here to see...
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Python 3.5 is no longer supported

Python 3.5 is no longer supported.  There will be no more bug fixes or security patches for the 3.5 series, and Python 3.5.10 is the last release.  The Python core development community recommends that all remaining Python 3.5 users...
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Python 3.8.6 is now available

Python 3.8.6 is the sixth maintenance release of Python 3.8. Go get it here:https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-386/ Maintenance releases for the 3.8 series will continue at regular bi-monthly intervals, with 3.8.7 planned for mid-Nove...
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