I have started to notice a trend. More and more people are aggressively
attempting to integrate themselves into open source projects. Some are doing
so spectacularly, while others are struggling. And the people who struggle
seem to become agitated, aggressive, and their attempts to contribute
discourage everyone involved.
Often, when ...
Posted on 15 November 2016 by Ian Cordasco
Today, I released Flake8 3.0.0b1. You can try it out by running:
pip install --pre flake8
This marks the start of the culmination of several months worth of work and a
couple years of hammock driven development (mostly spent ruminating). You
can read about the list of changes ...
Posted on 25 June 2016 by Ian Cordasco
I have been working on Open Source Software (in one way or another) since 2011
(just over 4 years since my first open source commit on a project). When I
started writing open source software it was for fun. I was not a Computer
Science/Engineering student. Programming was a ...
Posted on 02 November 2015 by Ian Cordasco
Tonight marks the release of Betamax 0.5.0. Beyond just reworking the
documentation, it also marks the addition of two integrations with popular
testing frameworks. Betamax now ships with a pytest fixture that provides an
instantiated Session that is being recorded by Betamax. Let's look at how we ...
Posted on 15 July 2015 by Ian Cordasco
tl;dr pep8's repository has moved from Johann Rocholl's account to the
Python Code-Quality Authority organization.
It's my great pleasure to announce that the pep8 project has moved to the
PyCQA organization on GitHub and will hopefully enjoy an expanded team of
maintainers as a result. This ...
Posted on 11 July 2015 by Ian Cordasco
This year I gave the talk "Cutting Off the Internet: Testing Applications
that Use Requests" at PyTennessee and PyCon. The recording of the
talk is already online with my slides.
At the end of my talk, I promised to write a blog post going into far more
detail and covering ...
Posted on 14 June 2015 by Ian Cordasco
You may have already heard about this, but Guido van Rossum has co-authored
PEP 484 to standardize a
basic set of Type Hints. If you've heard of PEP 484 already, this probably
isn't the one-line summary you've heard about. In fact, if you've heard about ...
Posted on 24 April 2015 by Ian Cordasco
This year was my second year attending PyCon North America (a.k.a., PyCon US)
and once again I loved every second of it.
tl;dr I didn't see a lot of talks in person but I spoke to a large
number of people this year and made some ...
Posted on 13 April 2015 by Ian Cordasco
It is my distinct pleasure to announce the 0.4.0 release of the requests
toolbelt. This version comes almost a year after the release of 0.3.1.
A lot of work was put into the toolbelt in those 10 months though. We
reorganized the documentation to make it ...
Posted on 03 April 2015 by Ian Cordasco
Lately, I found a new amount of energy and decided to help SQLObject add
compatibility with Python 3. If you look at the Python 3 Wall of
Superpowers you will notice that currently SQLObject is currently listed as
Python 2 only (which is indicated by the lock symbol). While talking ...
Posted on 28 December 2014 by Ian Cordasco