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Development tools library for python interpreter used for the FIRST Robotics Competition

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pyfrc - RobotPy development library helper

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pyfrc is a python 3 library designed to make developing python code using WPILib for FIRST Robotics Competition easier.

This library contains a few primary parts:

  • A built-in uploader that will upload your robot code to the robot
  • Integration with the py.test testing tool to allow you to easily write unit tests for your robot code.
  • A robot simulator tool which allows you to run your code in (vaguely) real time and get simple feedback via a tk-based UI


For usage, detailed installation information, and other notes, please see our documentation at

Quick Install + Demo

If you have python3 and pip installed, then do:

pip3 install pyfrc

Once this is done, you can run a quick demo by running:

cd samples/physics/src/ python3 sim

Contributing new changes

pyfrc is intended to be a project that all members of the FIRST community can quickly and easily contribute to. If you find a bug, or have an idea that you think others can use:

  1. [Fork this git repository]( to your github account
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am ‘Add some feature’)
  4. Push to the branch (git push -u origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull Request on github


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  • Sam Rosenblum
  • James Ward
  • Christian Balcom
  • Others

pyfrc is originally derived from (and supercedes) fake_wpilib, which was developed with contributions from Sam Rosenblum and Team 2423.

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