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Tag: Cookiecutter

New Course: Creating and Distributing Python Packages

Myself and Audrey Roy Greenfeld have released a course, Creating and Distributing Python Packages. Features it includes:

  • Covers Python packaging details including setup.py, not to mention automating things like testing, versioning, documentation, dependency management, and checking for security issues.
  • Available in English or Spanish.
  • Teaches advanced use of Cookiecutter ...

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Using Python and Google Docs to Build Books

Python F-Strings Are Fun!

When I started my latest fiction book, The Darkest Autumn, I wrote out the chapters as individual files. I did it in a text editor (Sublime) and saved the files to a git repo. The names of the files determined their order, chapters being named in this pattern:

the-darkest-autumn $ tree ...

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Building Conda Packages for Multiple Operating Systems

On the Cookiecutter project, recently we added conda to the open source packaging systems we officially support (You can find Cookiecutter on PyPI, homebrew, and apparently some Linux distros).

Creating a conda recipe from a PyPI package

Prequisites:

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Cookiecutter: Project Templates Made Easy

Yesterday, Jeff Knupp wrote an amazing how-to article called \"Open Sourcing a Python Project the Right Way\". While I was reading it, I was rather pleased by just how close it is to my own practices. Considering Jeff's amazing Writing Idiomatic Python, it meant I was on the right ...

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