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Episode #192: Python Year in Review 2018 Edition

Published Wed, Dec 26, 2018, recorded Wed, Nov 21, 2018.


It's been a fantastic year for Python. Literally, every year is better than the last with so much growth and excitement in the Python space. That's why I've asked two of my knowledgeable Python friends, Dan Bader and Brian Okken, to help pick the top 10 stories from the Python community for 2018.

Just us on this episode of Talk Python To Me to count them down.

Links from the show:

Guests
Brian Okken: @brianokken
Dan Bader: @dbader_org

#10: Python 3.7
Cool New Features in Python 3.7: realpython.com/python37-new-features

#9: Changes in versioning patterns
ZeroVer: 0-based Versioning: 0ver.org
Calendar Versioning: calver.org
Semantic Versioning 2.0.0: semver.org

#8: Python is becoming the world’s most popular coding language
Economist article: economist.com

#7: 2018 was the year data science Pythonistas == web dev Pythonistas
Python Developers Survey Results: jetbrains.com
Covered in depth on Talk Python 176: https://talkpython.fm/176

#6: Black
Project: pypi.org/project/black
Soundgarden : “Black Hole Sun”: youtube.com

#5: New PyPI launched!
Python Package Index: pypi.org

#4: Rise of Python in the embedded world
Covered at Python Bytes: pythonbytes.fm/92

#3: Legacy Python's days are fading?
Python 2.7 -- bugfix or security before EOL?: mail.python.org
Python 2 death clock: pythonclock.org

#2: It's the end of innocence for PyPi
welve malicious Python libraries found and removed from PyPI: zdnet.com

#1: Guido stepped down as BDFL
[python-committers] Transfer of power: mail.python.org
Proposals for new governance structure: discuss.python.org



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