Python

Python is a popular programming language in open source circles. Read the article collection to find out about Python's welcoming community, learn how to get started programming in Python, and scripts for improving your Python programming chops.

Using Blender and Python to 3D print a dress

Using Blender and Python to 3D print a dress
During the opening ceremony at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio, snowboarder Amy Purdy wearing a 3D printed dress made using Blender and Python.Read more

Python scripting in Scribus: Making pie charts

Python scripting in Scribus: Making pie charts
Scribus is a robust open source page layout application developed with and relied upon by the open source community since 2001. Learn how to make pie...Read more

Open source dependency management is a balancing act

Open source dependency management is a balancing act
Learn about some of the questions and challenges that arise from maintaining a large open source projects.Read more

Python versus R for machine learning and data analysis

Python versus R for machine learning and data analysis
Both the Python and R languages have developed robust ecosystems of open source tools and libraries that help data scientists of any skill level more...Read more

Getting started with Python scripting in Scribus

Getting started with Python scripting in Scribus
The Scripter plugin lets you use internal Python commands to perform a variety of tasks in Scribus, was well as using all the other functionality...Read more

Python file-management tricks for digital artists

Python file-management tricks for digital artists
If you've done digital artwork for any appreciable amount of time, then the importance of good file management should be apparent to you. Learn how...Read more

10 reasons to use Flowblade on Linux as your video editor

10 reasons to use Flowblade on Linux as your video editor
Flowblade is a surprisingly effective and efficient video editor for Linux.Read more

Python vs. C/C++ in embedded systems

Python vs. C/C++ in embedded systems
The pros and cons of each, and why you should consider Python for embedded programming.Read more