Easily Backup IMAP Email Accounts Using nopriv.py

nopriv.py is a Python script to back up your email, which supports any IMAP compatible email accounts, such as Gmail for instance.The tool backs up your emails to Maildir and to a browsable HTML5 archive, so you can easily browse all your emails offline with just a web browser. It supports multiple IMAP folders, attachments, [...]

Python 3.3.0

On behalf of the Python development team, I’m delighted to announce the Python 3.3.0 final release. Python 3.3 includes a range of improvements of the 3.x series, as well as easier porting between 2.x and 3.x.  Major new features and changes in the 3.3 release series are: * PEP 380, syntax for delegating to a […]

Python 2.6.8, 2.7.3, 3.1.5, and 3.2.3

We’re bursting with enthusiasm to announce the immediate availability of Python 2.6.8, 2.7.3, 3.1.5, and 3.2.3. These releases included several security fixes. Note: Virtualenvs created with older releases in the 2.6, 2.7, 3.1, or 3.2 series may not work with these bugfix releases. Specifically, the os module may not appear to have a urandom function. […]

Second release candidates for Python 2.6.8, 2.7.3, 3.1.5, and 3.2.3

We’re chuffed to announce the immediate availability of the second release candidates for Python 2.6.8, 2.7.3, 3.1.5, and 3.2.3. The only change from the first release candidates is the patching of an additional security hole. The security issue fixed in the second release candidates is in the expat XML parsing library. expat had the same […]

Release candidates for Python 2.6.8, 2.7.3, 3.1.5, and 3.2.3

We’re pleased to announce the immediate availability of release candidates for Python 2.6.8, 2.7.3, 3.1.5, and 3.2.3 . The main impetus for these releases is fixing a security issue in Python’s hash based types, dict and set, as described below. Python 2.7.3 and 3.2.3 include the security patch and the normal set of bug fixes. […]

Python 3.2.2

On behalf of the Python development team, I’m happy to announce the Python 3.2.2 maintenance release. Python 3.2.2 mainly fixes `a regression <http://bugs.python.org/12576>`_ in the “urllib.request“ module that prevented opening many HTTP resources correctly with Python 3.2.1. Python 3.2 is a continuation of the efforts to improve and stabilize the Python 3.x line. Since the […]

Python 3.2.1

On behalf of the Python development team, I am pleased to announce the final release of Python 3.2.1. Python 3.2.1 is the first bugfix release for Python 3.2, fixing over 120 bugs and regressions in Python 3.2. For an extensive list of changes and features in the 3.2 line, see http://docs.python.org/3.2/whatsnew/3.2.html To download Python 3.2.1 […]

Python 2.7.2 and 3.1.4 arrive

As expected, Python 2.7.2 and Python 3.1.4 have been released by the Python developers. Both releases contain the security fixes to stop redirection errors that were included in May’s Python 2.5.6 and last week’s Python 2.6.7 “security fixes only” releases, but these are general maintenance releases and therefore contain many more fixes and corrections – […]

Python 2.5.6

We are pleased to announce the release of Python 2.5.6, a security fix release of Python 2.5, on May 26th, 2011. This is a source-only release that only includes security fixes. The last full bug-fix release of Python 2.5 was Python 2.5.4. User are encouraged to upgrade to the latest release of Python 2.7 (which […]

Python 3.2 Released

A major update to Python is now available. With Python 3.2 there are improvements spanning from the Python Debugger to its SSL module and behavior fixes for numeric operations. The list of major changes for Python 3.2 can be found at Python.org, along with the download links. Some of the key highlights jumping on the […]

Python 2.7.1 and Python 3.1.3

The Python development team has released Python 2.7.1 and Python 3.1.3. The 2.7 series “includes many features that were first released in Python 3.1. The faster io module, the new nested with statement syntax, improved float repr, set literals, dictionary views, and the memoryview object have been backported from 3.1. Other features include an ordered […]

Python 2.7.1 release candidate 1

On behalf of the Python development team, I’m chuffed to announce the a release candidate of Python 2.7.1. Please test the release candidate with your packages and report any bugs you find. 2.7.1 final is scheduled in two weeks. 2.7 includes many features that were first released in Python 3.1. The faster io module, the […]

Python 3.1.3 release candidate 1

On behalf of the Python development team, I’m gladsome to announce a release candidate of the third bugfix release for the Python 3.1 series, Python 3.1.3. This bug fix release fixes numerous issues found in 3.1.2. Please try it with your packages and report any bugs you find. The final of 3.1.3 is scheduled to […]

5 Reasons to Wrap Your Enterprise in Python

By now, you should at least be passingly familiar with Python. One of the fastest-growing languages, Python has been gaining popularity for years and has reached a level of maturity that makes it a top choice for enterprise development. Companies from Microsoft to Google have embraced Python and are not only supporting its use, but […]

Python 3.2 alpha 2

On behalf of the Python development team, I’m happy to announce the second alpha preview release of Python 3.2. Python 3.2 is a continuation of the efforts to improve and stabilize the Python 3.x line. Since the final release of Python 2.7, the 2.x line will only receive bugfixes, and new features are developed for […]

Python 2.6.6 released

Hello fellow Pythoneers and Pythonistas, I’m very happy to announce the release of Python 2.6.6. A truly impressive number of bugs have been fixed since Python 2.6.5. Source code and Windows installers for Python 2.6.6 are now available here: http://www.python.org/download/releases/2.6.6/ The full details of everything that’s changed is available in the NEWS file: http://www.python.org/download/releases/2.6.6/NEWS.txt Python […]

Python 3.2 alpha 1

On behalf of the Python development team, I’m happy to announce the first alpha preview release of Python 3.2. Python 3.2 is a continuation of the efforts to improve and stabilize the Python 3.x line. Since the final release of Python 2.7, the 2.x line will only receive bugfixes, and new features are developed for […]

5 Python Pluses for the Enterprise

By now, you should at least be passingly familiar with Python. One of the fastest-growing languages, Python has been gaining popularity for years and has reached a level of maturity that makes it a top choice for enterprise development. Companies from Microsoft to Google have embraced Python and are not only supporting its use, but […]

Python 2.7 released

On behalf of the Python development team, I’m jocund to announce the second release candidate of Python 2.7. Python 2.7 will be the last major version in the 2.x series. However, it will also have an extended period of bugfix maintenance. 2.7 includes many features that were first released in Python 3.1. The faster io […]

Python 3.1.2

On behalf of the Python development team, I’m joyful to announce the second bugfix release of the Python 3.1 series, Python 3.1.2. This bug fix release fixes numerous issues found in 3.1.1, and is considered a production release. The Python 3.1 version series focuses on the stabilization and optimization of the features and changes that […]