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PyOxidizer uses Rust to make Python executables

A new project written in Rust aims to make it easier to distribute Python applications as standalone binaries

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Python to be guided by a steering council

An expected light touch may mean developers won’t notice much difference in how the language evolves

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PyText builds on PyTorch for language recognition

A Facebook project for natural language processing is now open source, and it promises better ways to mine texts for meaning

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Visual Studio Code’s Python add-on tries out data science

Data exploration and machine learning models are enabled via a Python language extension

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PyTorch 1.0 accelerates Python machine learning with native code

The PyTorch 1.0 release candidate introduces Torch Script, a Python subset that can be JIT-compiled into C++ or other high-speed code

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Nuitka Python-to-C compiler readies big performance gains

Nuitka 0.6 lays the groundwork for major code optimizations — and faster and more portable Python applications

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Azure’s new machine learning features embrace Python

New tools for Azure ML include integration with Python environments and self-tuning training for machine learning models

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Python scales language popularity charts

Already tops in the IEEE and PyPL rankings, Python could soon conquer the Tiobe index too

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Microsoft brings Python coding help beyond Visual Studio

The beta extension is available now, with the full Python Language Server implementation due by 2019

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What’s new in the Anaconda distribution for Python

Anaconda 5.2 adds job scheduling, support for GPUs, and integration with version control systems including Git and GitHub

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Python, Scala climb the ranks of language popularity

Python’s rise has been steady, while Scala’s rise this time may last longer than before

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Python developers profiled: What you use, what you do

A survey of 9,500 developers shows what Python programmers use and what they work on. See how typical you are as a Python developer

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What is Cython? Python at the speed of C

A superset of Python that compiles to C, Cython combines the ease of Python and the speed of native code

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Employers want JavaScript, but developers want Python

Employers also want developers skilled in React.js, Angular, and Node.js—but fewer developers have those skills

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C completes comeback in programming popularity

The once-faltering language wins Programming Language of the Year award from the Tiobe Index

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Scripting languages slip in popularity

Developers are opting for safer languages, despite ease of use offered by scripting languages like Perl, PHP, and Ruby

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Stack Overflow reveals the most-disliked programming languages

Stack Overflow Jobs data shows that developers would prefer not to work with Perl, Delphi, Visual Basic, and PHP

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5 essential Python tools for data science—now improved

SciPy, Cython, Dask, HPAT, and Numba all have new versions that aid big data analytics and machine learning projects

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At GitHub, JavaScript rules in usage, TensorFlow leads in forks

Python and TypeScript makes big gains in pull requests, while Java slips to third place

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6 essential libraries for every Python developer

Whether you're compiling Python for speed, building native UIs for Python desktop apps, or refining existing Python code, these Python projects have you covered

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