importlib — Python’s Import Mechanism — PyMOTW 3

The importlib module includes functions that the underlying implementation of Python’s import mechanism for loading code in packages and modules, all implemented in Python. It is one access point to importing modules dynamically, and useful in some cases where the name of the module that needs to be imported is unknown when the code is written (for example, for plugins or extensions to an application). Read more… This post is part of the Python Module of the Week series for Python 3.

demoshell 0.1.0

What’s new? This is the first public release of demoshell, a new program inspired by a tweet (and my own personal annoyance). h/t to @vmbrasseur for retweeting @genehack.

http.server — Base Classes for Implementing Web Servers — PyMOTW 3

http.server uses classes from socketserver to create base classes for making HTTP servers. HTTPServer can be used directly, but the BaseHTTPRequestHandler is intended to be extended to handle each protocol method (GET, POST, etc.). Read more… This post is part of the Python Module of the Week series for Python 3. See PyMOTW.com for more articles from the series.

urllib.robotparser — Internet Spider Access Control — PyMOTW 3

robotparser implements a parser for the robots.txt file format, including a function that checks if a given user agent can access a resource. It is intended for use in well-behaved spiders, or other crawler applications that need to either be throttled or otherwise restricted. Read more… This post is part of the Python Module of the Week series for Python 3. See PyMOTW.com for more articles from the series.

sphinxcontrib-spelling 4.1.0

What’s new in 4.1.0? Make it possible to provide several wordlists (contributed by Tobias Olausson) Update developer documentation (contributed by Tobias Olausson) Update home page link (contributed by Devin Sevilla)

urllib.parse — Split URLs into Components — PyMOTW 3

The urllib.parse module provides functions for manipulating URLs and their component parts, to either break them down or build them up. Read more… This post is part of the Python Module of the Week series for Python 3. See PyMOTW.com for more articles from the series.

beagle 0.2.0

What’s new in 0.2.0? add link formatter for producing links to online copies of source (see the user guide for details) add python-openstackclient integration to create an openstack code search command

beagle 0.1.0

What’s new in 0.1.0? This is the first release of beagle.