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Brian #1: Restful API testing with Tavern

Michael #2: Uplink

RESTful client API via decorators
Create a class to represent the API
Add methods with arguments, map to API calls.

def get_user(self, username):
"""Get a single user."""

Uplink includes support for concurrent requests with asyncio (for Python 3.4+)
Twisted (for all supported Python versions)
Not production ready, but very exciting.

Brian #3: Using json-schema for REST API endpoint tests

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Michael #4: Live coding to music!

via Ian Watt
Talk at PyCon UK by Ryan Kirkbride called “Programming Music for Performance: Live coding with FoxDot”

Brian #5: Weekly Python Chat

Michael #6: 10 common beginner mistakes in Python

Via checkIO:

Incorrect indentation, tabs and spaces
Using a Mutable Value as a Default Value
Write a lot of comments and docstrings
Edge cases first (let’s go easy on the indents)
Creating count-by-one errors on loops (range is half closed)
Wrong capitalization
Using class variables incorrectly

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