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How open source software is fighting COVID-19

Work is hard right now. COVID-19 makes it a challenge to stay focused and motivated. But it was cathartic for me to do some research into how the ...
Jeff Stern
by Jeff Stern
on April 1, 2020

PyParsing is now part of the Tidelift Subscription

By Brenna Heaps on March 26, 2020
PyParsing is a Python parsing module that offers an alternative approach to creating and executing simple grammars—without the traditional lex/yacc ...

Why coordinated security vulnerability disclosure policies are important

By Jeremy Katz on January 21, 2020
We believe that working with maintainers to create coordinated security vulnerability policies is important. Why? Here’s one story to illustrate.

Open source sustainability—what does that mean for Python?

By Keenan Szulik on December 3, 2019
In October, I had the great opportunity to present at PyGotham—New York City’s largest annual Python conference—about open source sustainability, and ...

It's the end of Python 2. Are we prepared?

By Jeremy Katz on October 24, 2019
In just a few short months, Python 2 will officially reach the end of its supported life. 💀 This means that anyone building applications in Python ...

Tidelift steps up managed open source support for the PyData ecosystem with NumFOCUS partnership

By Donald Fischer on October 22, 2019
Today we announced a collaboration with NumFOCUS to support three linchpin projects within the Python scientific and technical computing ...

Tidelift at DjangoCon

By Jerika Phelps on September 23, 2019
We’ll be sponsoring DjangoCon in San Diego this week. This is the first Django event we’ve sponsored, and we’re so excited to be there. The Tidelift ...

How an annoying Python package led Alex Clark to create Pillow

By Brenna Heaps on August 15, 2019
While working in a Python CMS called Plone, Alex Clark kept running into issues with its imaging library, PIL, caused by the non-standard way it was ...

urllib3 is now part of the Tidelift Subscription

By Brenna Heaps on May 14, 2019
urllib3 is a Python HTTP library with thread-safe connection pooling, file post support, sanity friendly, and more. Seth Larson and Andrey Petrov ...

Claudiu Popa, and finding the time to work on Pylint

By Amy Hays on March 21, 2019
Claudiu Popa, core maintainer of Python linter Pylint, became involved with the project by fixing a couple bugs. It’s a common tale in the world of ...

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