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How to Make Phone Calls in Python

Good old-fashioned phone calls remain one of the best forms of communication despite the slew of new smartphone apps that have popped up over the past several years. With just a few lines of Python code plus a web application programming interface we can make and receive phone calls ... (read more)

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Dialing Outbound Phone Calls with a Bottle Web App

Python web apps built with the Bottle web framework can send and receive SMS text messages. In this tutorial we will go beyond texting and learn how to dial outbound phone calls. The calls will ... (read more)

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Python for Entrepreneurs

Python for Entrepreneurs is a new video course by the creators of Talk Python to Me and Full Stack Python.

We are creating this course and running a ... (read more)

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Setting Up Python 3, Django & Gunicorn on Linux Mint 17.3

Linux Mint 17.3 "Rosa" is December 2015 release of the polished and widely-used Linux distribution. This Mint release includes both Python 2.7 and 3.4 by default, but in this tutorial we will download and install the latest Python 3.5.1 version to run our Django application.

If you want to use a different Linux distribution such ... (read more)

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Configuring Python 3, Pyramid and Gunicorn on Ubuntu 16.04

Canonical's Ubuntu 16.04 Long Term Support (LTS) Linux operating system, also known as "Xenial Xerus", was released in April 2016. It is the first Ubuntu release to include Python 3 instead of Python 2 as its default Python ... (read more)

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Replying to SMS Text Messages with Python and Bottle

Python applications can easily send SMS by using a web API. Web apps built with the Bottle framework can also reply to incoming text messages by handling inbound HTTP POST webhooks. In this post we'll ... (read more)

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How to Build Your First Slack Bot with Python

Bots are a useful way to interact with chat services such as Slack. If you have never built a bot before, this post provides an easy starter tutorial for combining the Slack API with Python to create your first bot.

We will walk through ... (read more)

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Responding to SMS Text Messages with Python & Flask

Short Message Service (SMS) text messages are easy to send from Python applications with a web application programming interface (API). Flask applications can also receive incoming text messages and respond back to the sender with ... (read more)

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How to Install and Use MySQL on Ubuntu 16.04

MySQL is a common open source relational database for creating, reading, updating and deleting data in Python web applications. Let's learn how to install MySQL on Ubuntu 16.04 and then run a few SQL queries within the ... (read more)

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Setting up PostgreSQL with Python 3 and psycopg on Ubuntu 16.04

PostgreSQL is a powerful open source relational database frequently used to create, read, update and delete Python web application data. Psycopg2 is a PostgreSQL database driver that serves as a ... (read more)

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How to Use Redis with Python 3 and redis-py on Ubuntu 16.04

Redis is an in-memory key-value pair NoSQL data store often used for web application sessions, transient data and as a broker for task queues. redis-py is a common Python code ... (read more)

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How to Send MMS Picture Messages with Python

Multimedia Message Service (MMS) picture and video messages are a common extension to the Short Message Service (SMS) system for sending text messages. Using a web application programming interface (API) with Python makes it easy to send MMS messages from a web application or script. ... (read more)

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Configuring Python 3, Bottle and Gunicorn for Development on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

The Ubuntu 16.04 Long Term Support (LTS) Linux operating system was released in April 2016. This latest Ubuntu release is named "Xenial Xerus" and it is the first Ubuntu release to include Python 3, instead of Python 2.x, as the default Python ... (read more)

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How to Send SMS Text Messages with Python

Short Message Service (SMS) text messages are ubiquitous for communication all over the world. It is easy to send SMS text messages from a Python application using a web application programming interface (API). Let's take a look at the tools we need ... (read more)

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How to set up Python 3, Flask and Green Unicorn on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Ubuntu's latest Long Term Support (LTS) operating system was released last month, in April 2016. The 16.04 update for Ubuntu is known as "Xenial Xerus" and it's the first Ubuntu release to include Python 3 as the default Python ... (read more)

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Setting up Python 3, Django and Gunicorn on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Ubuntu released the newest Long Term Support (LTS) version of its operating system in April 2016. The update brings Ubuntu to version 16.04 and its latest code name is "Xenial Xerus". 16.04 is the first Ubuntu release to include Python 3 as ... (read more)

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The Full Stack Python Blog

Full Stack Python began way back in December 2012 when I started writing the initial deployment, server, operating system, web server and WSGI server pages. Since then, the pages have expanded out into a boatload of other areas including ... (read more)