Who will take the crown?

The empty Python throne: Will there be a new BDFL?

It’s been a week since Guido van Rossum took a permanent vacation from his role as Python BDFL. What’s been happening in the community since then and what does the future of governance hold? We take a look at the discussion and see what suggestions are being discussed.

No need to slay this one

Come, Nagini. We need to verify that Python code

Nagini, except for being the… massive friend of he-who-must-not-be-named, is also a static verifier for Python, built on the Viper verification infrastructure. Is it me or did a lot of snakes just started hanging around?

Farewell to the BDFL

Python creator steps down

The news is out. Guido van Rossum has stepped down from Python. Why did he leave? And what did he say in his farewell? Amidst speculation, we say a fond farewell to the Python BDFL and wish him luck on his next adventure.

There's a viper in our garden

Vibora: A venomous Python client/server framework

What’s better than a gigantic reptilian? His venomous best friend! Wait…what? Vibora stands for viper in Portuguese and it’s an asynchronous client/server framework that aspires to be the fastest Python HTTP client/server framework!

Stay up to date with the latest version

Python sheds its skin for version 3.7

Python version 3.7 is here and ready for download! See what changes have been made and what new features there are in store in the newest version.

Hiss hiss

Top 5 IDEs and code editors for Python

Python has seen a resurgence in popularity as this scripting language has proven attractive for machine learning and data science. We take a look at some of the most popular IDEs and code editors for Python.

Packt Skill Up report 2018: Results are in

Report: What is the next big thing in web development?

It’s that time of year again! The 2018 Packt Skill Up Report is out and loud! With 8000 respondents and 6 focus tracks, it gives a detailed picture of the tools and trends that define how software developers work today. In this article, we take a closer look at web development: What technologies are currently number one and what does the future hold?