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Update notifications for your python app

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Send a notification when there is an update available for your package! Py-port of update-notifier.


pipenv install update_notipy


pip install update_notipy


from update_notipy import update_notify



  • pkg_name: str: name of the package as registered on PyPI

  • pkg_version: str: version of the installed package, to be compared with the latest one

  • callback: Callable: function to be called instead of printing the standard message

  • message: str: custom message to be printed

  • defer: bool: set to True if you want to notify the user when the app closes


from update_notipy import update_notify

__version__ = "0.1.0"

update_notify('pkg-info', __version__).notify()

#    ┌───────────────────────────────────────────┐
#    │                                           │
#    │   Update available 0.1.0 → 0.1.2          │
#    │   Run pip install -U pkg-info to update   │
#    │                                           │
#    └───────────────────────────────────────────┘

def foo():
    four = 2 + 2

update_notify('pkg-info', __version__, callback=foo).notify()

# 4

update_notify('pkg-info', __version__, message="Hello, world!").notify()

# Hello, world!

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