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#351: A Python Empire (or MPIRE?)

Published Wed, Sep 6, 2023, recorded Tue, Sep 5, 2023
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Michael #1: mpire

  • A Python package for easy multiprocessing, but faster than multiprocessing
  • MPIRE is faster in most scenarios, packs more features, and is generally more user-friendly than the default multiprocessing package.
  • Tons of features.
  • Nice intro article with benchmarks.

Brian #2: mopup - the macOS Updater

Michael #3: Immortal Objects for Python

  • Instagram has introduced Immortal Objects – PEP-683 – to Python.

Brian #4: Common Docstring Formats in Python

  • Scott Robinson
  • I don’t mean to disrespect Scott, but I’m honestly curious if this is really common.
  • I like docstrings for the “why” of a function. And prefer type hints for types.
  • Let me know what you use, at



  • In search for a working retro Lunar Lander in Python


Joke: It’s Bingo Time!

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