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Welcome to pygitrepo Documentation

pygitrepo can quickly initiate a python project from scratch, and you get these development tools ready to use and configured:

  • virtual environment management, up, clean, switch.

  • continues integration for unit test and code coverage on your local machine and also cloud.

  • document site management, write, build, view and deploy.

  • publish your package to PyPI, make it installable everywhere.


If you initiate your project with pygitrepo, you are with these powerful tools out-of-the-box:

  • make up: single command to create / clean virtual environment.

  • make reformat: command to Google stylize your code.

  • make install: (For end user) install your package ( file is out-of-the-box).

  • make dev_install: (For package developer) install your package in dev mode ( file is out-of-the-box).

  • make test: unittest with pytest (tests folder and scripts is out-of-the-box, just follow the pattern and create more).

  • make cov: code coverage test with coverage, the default .coveragerc fit most of the case).

  • make tox: multi python version test with tox, the default tox.ini fit most of the case.

  • built-in integration with

  • built-in integration with

  • make build_doc / view_doc: easy sphinx document writing, no need to run sphinx-quickstart, and write file.

  • make deploy_doc: deploy document to AWS S3.

  • make publish: publish your project to PyPI

pygitrepo is compatible with Windows / MacOS / Linux, which means you can enjoy same patterns / commands you use in development everywhere without and file changes.


Command Line Tool

  1. Install: $ pip install pygitrepo.

  2. Run command line tool: $ pygitrepo-init, entry your settings following the instruction.

  3. A <repo-name> directory will be created, you can use this as your github repo directory.

  4. Take a look at Makefile, all magic happens here!

Python Script Initializer

If you want to programmatically initialize your repository, you can do:

import pygitrepo

package_name = "obama_care" # import obama_care
github_username = "Obama"
supported_py_ver = ["2.7.13", "3.4.6", "3.5.3", "3.6.2"]
author_name = "Obama"
author_email = ""
s3_bucket = "doc-host"
doc_service = "s3" # "none", "rtd", "s3"

if __name__ == "__main__":

All available options and its definition can be found HERE or THERE.


pygitrepo is released on PyPI, so all you need is:

$ pip install pygitrepo

To upgrade to latest version:

$ pip install --upgrade pygitrepo

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