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Python Library for common code used across my packages.

Project description

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PyLib is a library of useful (to me) functions and classes for building applications and packages written in Python. It supports both the 2.x and 3.x versions of Python.

Installing

$ pip install kenl380.pylib

Documentation

Read the documentation for PyLib. It is hosted online at kenl380pylib.readthedocs.io

Credits

PyLib was written and is maintained by Ken Lowrie

License

PyLib is released under the Apache 2.0 license

Developing

Start by setting up your environment using pipenv. Switch to the local copy of your repository and:

$ pipenv install

The pipenv install step is only required once to setup the virtual environment. After that, you can type pipenv shell to spawn a shell that’s setup for working on pylib.

pylib is installed in edit mode after running the pipenv install, so you can make changes directly to the code and test them interactively when working inside the pipenv shell prompt.

If you’re building an application, you can:

import kenl380.pylib as pylib

to load the methods and classes from pylib into your applications’ namespace.

Update the Docs!

Sphinx is used to create the documentation for pylib. Be sure to add or update the docs for any changes you make. This is required if you plan on submitting a pull request.

Testing

Make sure that you write unittests for any new methods or classes that you add. You can test them using tox.

For example, to run unit tests, issue this command from your pipenv shell:

$ pipenv shell
$ tox

PyLib’s tox.ini is configured to run all of the unittests on both Python 2.7 and 3.6, so you need to have both installed locally in order to run the tests. You can use Homebrew or Pyenv to get multiple versions installed on your local system.

Conclusion

If you have questions or comments, feel free to contact me via email. If you find an issue, please add it to GitHub.

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