Enhancements to virtualenv
virtualenvwrapper is a set of extensions to Ian Bicking’s virtualenv tool. The extensions include wrappers for creating and deleting virtual environments and otherwise managing your development workflow, making it easier to work on more than one project at a time without introducing conflicts in their dependencies.
- Organizes all of your virtual environments in one place.
- Wrappers for creating, copying and deleting environments, including user-configurable hooks.
- Use a single command to switch between environments.
- Tab completion for commands that take a virtual environment as argument.
- User-configurable hooks for all operations.
- Plugin system for more creating sharable extensions.
Rich Leland has created a short screencast showing off the features of virtualenvwrapper.
See the project documentation for installation and setup instructions.
Upgrading from 1.x
The shell script containing the wrapper functions has been renamed in the 2.x series to reflect the fact that shells other than bash are supported. In your startup file, change source /usr/local/bin/virtualenvwrapper_bashrc to source /usr/local/bin/virtualenvwrapper.sh.
Before contributing new features to virtualenvwrapper core, consider whether they should be implemented as an extension instead.
Refer to the developers docs for tips on contributing patches.
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