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Weekly Community News - 2022-08-26


Heroku ends free tier

Submitted by: jonafato on 2022-08-26T17:47:10Z


Heroku is ending its free tier and plans to remove "inactive" accounts.

Phishing attack targeting PyPI users

Submitted by: jonafato on 2022-08-26T17:19:18Z


A phishing attack has targeted maintainers of projects hosted on This attack comes less than two months after PyPI announced a plan to require 2FA for "critical" packages. The PyPI admins have taken down malicious releases including several "typosquat" packages, and temporarily frozen affected maintainer accounts. Additionally, they have extended the 2FA security key giveaway to include eligible maintainers that already have TOTP-based 2FA enabled on their accounts. At the end of the Twitter thread, the PyPI team reminds users to contact if they believe they have been targeted by a phishing attack.

Python’s still No. 1, but employers love to see SQL skills

Submitted by: kjaymiller on 2022-08-26T15:58:45Z


Python's position w/e but I would like to learn more about why it's not as appealing as SQL/Java in job hunt, especially when we have solid ORMs. (The Java thing is just legacy IMHO)

KiwiPy Talks are Now Available

Submitted by: kjaymiller on 2022-08-26T15:49:42Z

You can now watch the KiwiPy talks on YouTube!

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