Python Tooling

Editor/IDE

Debugging

Code Formatting

Static Analysis

Testing

  • Faker – 9.9k Stars (6/6/20) – Generates fake data for use in testing.
  • FactoryBoy – 2.2k Stars (6/6/20) – For creating test fixtures.
  • fake2db – 2k Stars (6/6/20) – For creating test databases with test data.
  • Hypothesis – Stars: 4.8k – Last Updated: 12/2020 – Last Checked: 12/2020 – Automated testing.
  • nose2 – Stars: 654 – Last Updated: 3/2020 – Last Checked: 12/2020.
  • PyTest – Stars: 6.8k – Last Updated: 12/2020 – Last Checked: 12/2020.

Build Automation

Continuous Integration

Package Management

Unfortunately there isn’t one right way to do package management. For some discussion of the options check out this Reddit thread (2019)

Creating Executables

Typing

Version Control

Virtual Environment

Managing Multiple Python Versions