These Python cookbooks are great. I learned a lot from them and
incorporating them in my applications. Few question for you
1) How do you go about handling polling with OPeNDAP and Python ?
2) What I usually do is open a urllib2 connection and sleep on a thread
till a GFS GRIB file is available and then grab it when it does become
3) I presume one can do a metadata OPeNDAP call and obtain the last value
of the "time" variable and wait till it is lesser than the current time ?
On Sat, Oct 8, 2016 at 2:13 AM, Ryan May <rmay@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Here's your summary of what's going on in the world of Python at Unidata:
> ---Annual Training Workshop---
> Preparation for our annual workshop is a major focus right now, as the
> 17-19 October dates are approaching (entirely too) rapidly. For those
> interested but unable to attend, the materials are available online and
> will be undergoing some small updates as we get to showtime:
> ---Notebook Gallery---
> We now have a gallery of Jupyter notebooks showing off how do do things in
> Python, and are soliciting community contributions. The gallery is here:
> For more information, see this post:
> One of the cool pieces of this repository is that all of the notebooks are
> automatically run and validated to run successfully, both on a regular
> basis and for every pull request. This should help keep the examples from
> That's all for now. As always, we welcome your questions and feedback.
> Ryan May, Ph.D.
> Software Engineer
> Boulder, CO
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