Ready for the real environment experience?
Learn the current method for creating Python packages.
Packaging Python-based applications has evolved over time. Up until Python 3.12 the standard library included a packaging library called distutils. The distutils package is being deprecated in favor of third-party options such as build and setuptools. This lab explores Python packaging through hands-on learning.
- Creating source and distribution packages
- The pyproject.toml file.
- The third-party modules:
- Proficient with:
- The Python runtime
- The Python language syntax
- The package installer for Python (pip)
Ben Lambert is a software engineer and was previously the lead author for DevOps and Microsoft Azure training content at Cloud Academy. His courses and learning paths covered Cloud Ecosystem technologies such as DC/OS, configuration management tools, and containers. As a software engineer, Ben’s experience includes building highly available web and mobile apps. When he’s not building software, he’s hiking, camping, or creating video games.