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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 31 articles that currently make up the “Python 3 Releases” series, the first of which was What’s New in Python 3.0.

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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 31 articles that currently make up the “Python 3 Releases” series, the first of which was What’s New in Python 3.0.

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April 2021

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☑ What’s New in Python 3.4 - Part 2

In this series looking at features introduced by every version of Python 3, this one is the second of two covering release 3.4. We look at improvements to the way multiprocessing spawns child processes, various powerful new facilities for code instrospection, improvements to garbage collection, and a lot more besides.

This is the 7th of the 31 articles that currently make up the “Python 3 Releases” series, the first of which was What’s New in Python 3.0.

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