Saturday 11:30 a.m.–12:10 p.m.

Making sense of setup.py

Tim McNamara

Audience level:
Intermediate

Description

This talk will guide you through the process of wrapping your scraps and scripts into dapper Python packages. Now when you want to re-use some of the code that you've written before, you'll be able to without resorting to an ugly kludge. No more copy & paste, no path hacks - just beautiful, easy to install code.

Abstract

Making sense of setup.py

This talk will guide you through the process of wrapping your scraps and scripts into dapper Python packages. Now when you want to re-use some of the code that you've written before, you'll be able to without resorting to an ugly kludge. No more copy & paste, no path hacks - just beautiful, easy to install code.

Rather than simply re-hashing a web tutorial, the talk will aim to show you some of the neat tricks that have been incorporated into the tools you are likely to have skimmed over.

In the talk, we'll be:

We will also touch upon some wider tools that make it easier for others to make use of your code. By the end of the talk, you will have been exposed to: