Guido van Rossum today announced that Python would be moving to a distributed version control system (DVCS ), Mercurial (Hg).
The source code for Net-SNMP 5.4 which includes the Python bindings is now available to the open source developer community through SourceForge.net. Net-SNMP project is consistently ranked among Sourceforge’s top 100 current projects.
ScienceLogic Announced the release of source code for Python developers to start using Net-SNMP tools and libraries for network management software development. Until ScienceLogic’s involvement, Net-SNMP APIs were not available for Python language programming.
The First Pune Python meet organized by PythonThreads.com is scheduled on 24th June. The main purpose of the meet is to introduce Python to the developers and encourage them to use it in their daily tasks also to raise the acceptance level of the non-Python developers by introducing them to the Python world.
Python Software Foundation’s Infrastructure commitee has decided to use a new tracker system as a replacement for SourceForge. The development team is unhappy with SourceForge for several reasons.
According to Fadhley, “IronPython could be a massive landgrab by Microsoft into the domain of traditional Unix scripting.”Recently Microsoft released IronPython 1.0 Beta 1, which allows all .Net libraries to be easily accessed by Python programmers, are they planning to add IronPython support to its Visual Studio tools suite ?
Developers now have a choice to use Python language for mobile application development on Nokia Series 60 phones.Nokia’s Python package allows Python developers to create applications for the Nokia device.
The new version 1.2 for Series 60 offers support for 2D Graphics and full-screen applications, Camera, Screenshot, Contacts and Calendar APIs, sound recording and playback, telephone dialing and rich text display.