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A Python application template for virtualenvwrapper.

Project description

virtualenvwrapper.basic is a template for virtualenvwrapper to create the base skeleton of a python application when creating a new project directory.


$ pip install virtualenvwrapper.basic


$ mkproject -t basic new_project

The previous command will create a directory and will populate it with various files, namely ANNOUNCE, AUTHORS, CHANGES, LICENSE,, README, requirements.txt and

The content of each file is matched to the name of your project and your git configuration.

You can set up another reference skeleton directory by specifying the path to it in the environment variable VIRTUALENVWRAPPER_BASIC. The content of this directory will be used as the template of the new project.

$ VIRTUALENVWRAPPER_BASIC="/my/own/template" mkproject -t basic new_project

Template variables

virtualenvwrapper.basic supports template variables to be remplaced at the creation time of a new project. The variables can be used in the content and the name of a file.

The following variables are available:

Variable Description
$PROJECT_NAME Replaced by the project name used with virtualenvwrapper.
$AUTHOR_EMAIL Replaced by the email configured in git as or AUTHOR_EMAIL environment variable if set.
$AUTHOR_NAME Replaced by the name configured in git as or AUTHOR_NAME environment variable if set.
$YEAR Replaced by the current year.
$MONTH Replaced by the current month.
$DAY Replaced by the current day.

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