Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Python 3.6.4 is now available

Python 3.6.4 is now available.  Python 3.6.4 is the fourth maintenance release of Python 3.6, which was initially released in 2016-12 to great interest.  Detailed information about the changes made in 3.6.4 can be found in its change log.  See the What’s New In Python 3.6 document for more information about features included in the 3.6 series.

You can download Python 3.6.4 here.  The next maintenance release is expected to follow in about 3 months, around the end of 2018-03.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Python 3.6.4rc1 and 3.7.0a3 now available for testing

1. Python 3.6.4rc1 is the first release candidate for Python 3.6.4, the next
maintenance release of Python 3.6.  While 3.6.4rc1 is a preview release and,
thus, not intended for production environments, we encourage you to explore
it and provide feedback via the Python bug tracker (https://bugs.python.org).
3.6.4 is planned for final release on 2017-12-18 with the next maintenance
release expected to follow in about 3 months.  You can find Python 3.6.4rc1
and more information here:

2. Python 3.7.0a3 is the third of four planned alpha releases of Python 3.7,
the next feature release of Python.  During the alpha phase, Python 3.7
remains under heavy development: additional features will be added
and existing features may be modified or deleted.  Please keep in mind
that this is a preview release and its use is not recommended for
production environments.  The next preview release, 3.7.0a4, is planned
for 2018-01-08. You can find Python 3.7.0a3 and more information here: