Week 42/2017 - Python on Hacker News

PUBLISHED ON 2017-10-23 — PYTHON

The 5 most popular Python related submissions from 2017-10-16 to 2017-10-22.

  • Home Assistant is an open-source home automation platform running on Python 3
    • Rather popular on GitHub: 600 watchers, 10k stars, 3k forks
    • While I’m not big on home automation myself I see why projects like this are poular: The fragmentation of platforms/apps/protocols/hardware in this space calls for something unifying, extensible and effectively user-hackable
    • Comments
  • Why we switched from Python to Go
    • News feed startup switches the language of their single product, for a team of ~20 people, while only one has experience with the new language
    • And they somehow come to the conclusion that this is a great idea
    • Comments
  • Python Graph Gallery
    • Nice overview of types of visualizations
    • Comments
  • A Neural Network in 11 Lines of Python (2015)
    • Comments
  • Getting the Most Out of Sqlite3 with Python
    • I usually use the SQL Alchemy package in Python to avoid SQL syntax and pitfalls
    • Comments

All submissions via HN search.