• This week in Python: Modding the News

xkcd In the Wild

One of the developers over at Everyday Python recently took inspiration from the internet famous xkcd webcomic and built a Python script designed to replace commonly used words in news articles with other words and phrases to make the news "fun".

Cool Stuff to do in Python

The famed game series "The Sims" is launching their fourth iteration in September and comes with a nifty little feature enabling the game to be modded with Python. Information on how exactly this may be done is scarce, but the folks over at the Sims VIP fan site seem to have got this news from the source.

Python Events Around the World:

Python Ireland is holding their August meetup in Dublin, Ireland this wednesday.

PyGotham will wrap up this week on the 16th and 17th in New York City.

Write/Speak/Code 2014 is being held in New York City from the 18th to the 20th of August.

Pražské PyVo #41 is happening in Prague, Czech Republic on the 20th.

Python Northwest's August meeting will be on the 21st in Manchester, England.

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