#93 Looking like there will be a PyBlazor!
Published August 31, 2018
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    Brian #1: Replacing Bash Scripting with Python.

    • reading & writing files
    • CLI’s and working with stdin, stdout, stderr
    • Path and shutil
    • replacing sed, grep, awk, with regex
    • running processes
    • dealing with datetime
    • see also:

    Michael #2: pyodide

    • Scientific Python in the browser
      • ALL of CPython (allowed in the browser)
      • NumPy
      • MatPlotLib
      • ...
    • Project by Mozilla
    • We asked “Will there be a PyBlazor?” just two weeks ago. I think we are on a path…

    Brian #3: The subset of reStructuredText worth committing to memory

    • A lot of Python packages document with reStructuredText, a lot of reStructuredText tutorials are overwhelming. This post is the answer.
    • paragraphs are with two newlines
    • headings use a weird underlined method of above and below and =, -, and ~
    • bulleted lists work with asterisks but spacing is important
    • italics and bold are with one or two surrounding asterisks
    • inline code uses two backticks
    • links and code snippets are weird and I have to always look this up, as with images, and internal references.
    • so I’ll bookmark this link

    Michael #4: bandit

    • via Anthony Shaw
    • Bandit is a tool designed to find common security issues in Python code.
    • To do this Bandit processes each file, builds an AST from it, and runs appropriate plugins against the AST nodes. Once Bandit has finished scanning all the files it generates a report.
    • Issues detected:
      • B312 telnetlib
      • B307 eval
      • B110 try_except_pass
      • B602 subprocess_popen_with_shell_equals_true

    Brian #5: Learn Python 3 within Jupyter Notebooks

    • just fun
    • Also shows how to run pytest in a cell.

    Michael #6: detect-secrets

    • An enterprise friendly way of detecting and preventing secrets in code.
    • From Yelp
    • detect-secrets is an aptly named module for (surprise, surprise) detecting secrets within a code base.
    • However, unlike other similar packages that solely focus on finding secrets, this package is designed with the enterprise client in mind: providing a backwards compatible, systematic means of:
      1. Preventing new secrets from entering the code base,
      2. Detecting if such preventions are explicitly bypassed, and
      3. Providing a checklist of secrets to roll, and migrate off to a more secure storage.
    • Allows you to set a baseline
    • set it up as a git commit hook
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