November 2022

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☑ What’s New in Python 3.10 - Other New Features

In this series looking at features introduced by every version of Python 3, we continue our look at Python 3.10, focusing on the new features in the language and library. In this post we’ll cover improved error reporting and debugging, new features for type hints, and a few other smaller language enhancements.

This is the 22nd of the 22 articles that currently make up the “Python 3 Releases” series, the first of which was What’s New in Python 3.0. This article was preceded by What’s New in Python 3.10 - Pattern Matching.

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18 Nov 2022 at 8:16PM in Software
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☑ What’s New in Python 3.10 - Pattern Matching

In this series looking at features introduced by every version of Python 3, we take a first look at Python 3.10, focusing on the new features in the language and library. In this post we’ll cover the new structural pattern matching feature.

This is the 21st of the 22 articles that currently make up the “Python 3 Releases” series, the first of which was What’s New in Python 3.0. This article was preceded by What’s New in Python 3.9 - Library Changes.

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6 Nov 2022 at 10:45PM in Software
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☑ What’s New in Python 3.9 - Library Changes

In this series looking at features introduced by every version of Python 3, we continue our look at Python 3.9 by going through the notable changes in the standard library. These include concurrency improvements with changes to asyncio, concurrent.futures, and multiprocessing; networking features with enhancements to ipaddress, imaplib, and socket; and some additional OS features in os and pathlib.

This is the 20th of the 22 articles that currently make up the “Python 3 Releases” series, the first of which was What’s New in Python 3.0. This article was preceded by What’s New in Python 3.9 - New Features.

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5 Nov 2022 at 2:32PM in Software
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October 2022

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☑ What’s New in Python 3.9 - New Features

In this series looking at features introduced by every version of Python 3, we move on to Python 3.9 and examine some of the major new features. These include type hinting generics in standard collections, string methods for stripping specified prefixes and suffixes from strings, extensions to function and variable annotations, and new modules for timezone information and topological sorting of graphs.

This is the 19th of the 22 articles that currently make up the “Python 3 Releases” series, the first of which was What’s New in Python 3.0. This article was preceded by What’s New in Python 3.8 - Library Changes.

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27 Oct 2022 at 7:14PM in Software
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July 2022

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☑ What’s New in Python 3.8 - Library Changes

In this series looking at features introduced by every version of Python 3, we continue our look at Python 3.8, examining changes to the standard library. These include some useful new functionality in functools, some new mathematical functions in math and statistics, some improvements for running servers on dual-stack hosts in asyncio and socket, and also a number of new features in typing.

This is the 18th of the 22 articles that currently make up the “Python 3 Releases” series, the first of which was What’s New in Python 3.0. This article was preceded by What’s New in Python 3.8 - New Features.

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5 Jul 2022 at 11:38PM in Software
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June 2022

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☑ What’s New in Python 3.8 - New Features

In this series looking at features introduced by every version of Python 3, we move on to Python 3.8 and see what new features have been added in this release. These features include assignment as an expression, position-only parameters and two new modules in the standard library.

This is the 17th of the 22 articles that currently make up the “Python 3 Releases” series, the first of which was What’s New in Python 3.0. This article was preceded by What’s New in Python 3.7 - Library Updates.

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9 Jun 2022 at 9:17PM in Software
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☑ What’s New in Python 3.7 - Library Updates

In this series looking at features introduced by every version of Python 3, we complete our look at 3.7 by checking the changes in the standard library. These include three new modules, as well as changes across many other modules.

This is the 16th of the 22 articles that currently make up the “Python 3 Releases” series, the first of which was What’s New in Python 3.0. This article was preceded by What’s New in Python 3.7 - New Features.

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5 Jun 2022 at 4:09PM in Software
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October 2021

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☑ What’s New in Python 3.7 - New Features

In this series looking at features introduced by every version of Python 3, we begin to look at version 3.7 by seeing what major new features were added. These include several improvements to type annotations, some behaviour to cope with imperfect locale information, and a number of diagnostic improvements.

This is the 15th of the 22 articles that currently make up the “Python 3 Releases” series, the first of which was What’s New in Python 3.0. This article was preceded by What’s New in Python 3.6 - Module Updates.

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27 Oct 2021 at 12:35PM in Software
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August 2021

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☑ What’s New in Python 3.6 - Module Updates

In this series looking at features introduced by every version of Python 3, we finish our look at the updates in Python 3.6. This third and final article looks at the updates to library modules in this release. These include some asyncio improvements, new enumeration types and some new options for use with sockets and SSL.

This is the 14th of the 22 articles that currently make up the “Python 3 Releases” series, the first of which was What’s New in Python 3.0. This article was preceded by What’s New in Python 3.6 - More New Features.

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22 Aug 2021 at 12:56AM in Software
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July 2021

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☑ What’s New in Python 3.6 - More New Features

In this series looking at features introduced by every version of Python 3, we continue our look at the features added in Python 3.6. This second article looks at some more of the new features added to the language added in this release. These include a new secrets module, a new implementation of the dict object and better support for path-like objects.

This is the 13th of the 22 articles that currently make up the “Python 3 Releases” series, the first of which was What’s New in Python 3.0. This article was preceded by What’s New in Python 3.6 - New Features.

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28 Jul 2021 at 11:10PM in Software
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