There are several solutions if you need to run Ruby code from Python. It may be useful when you find an interesting Ruby module which has no equivalent in Python.
There are a few useful tips to convert a Python list (or any other iterable such as a tuple) to a string for display.
Collection of useful Python modules and tools, sorted by use case.
There are several solutions to parse configuration files in Python.
Here is a mini Python tutorial, for people who want to quickly learn Python basics. It also provides links to more detailed documentation. Since January 2010, a more complete Python crash course is also available, with slides and samples.
HTML.py has been developed to easily generate HTML code for tables and lists in Python scripts. This is mostly convenient to generate reports in HTML or simple web applications in lightweight frameworks such as CherryPy.
BlindFTP is a simple and portable tool for file transfers through unidirectional network connections (without acknowledge), for instance an optical network diode.
xfl is a simple Python module to store and compare lists of files and complete directory trees in XML. It uses the ElementTree module to provide a pythonic interface to XML.
plx is a module providing a few functions to improve Python portability on Windows and Unix.
Python is a very portable language, and it’s a pleasure to write one script and run it seemlessly on Windows, Linux and MacOSX. But many features in the standard library are not available on all platforms. I’m always frustrated when I come across "Avalability: UNIX" in the Python Library reference...