Python 3.4.0 Alpha 1 released into the wild


The first Alpha version of 3.4.0 was released by the guys at on Saturday.

This is the first preview of the next major release.

Some key features/changes noted at release by include:

  • PEP 435, a standardized "enum" module
  • PEP 442, improved semantics for object finalization
  • PEP 443, adding single-dispatch generic functions to the standard library
  • PEP 445, a new C API for implementing custom memory allocators

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We'll be including a quick preview of the new release at the end of our next public Python training course - running in London on November 25th 2013.

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