modern-package-template 1.0

PasteScript template to create a Python project with distribute and buildout support
modern-package-template is a PasteScript template to create an initial layout for your Python projects using modern tools and practices followed in the Python community. Thus, your projects will have the following characteristics:

1. Use Distribute instead of setuptools as the BDFL himself supports it.
2. Buildout support, though you are not required to make use of it.
3. README.txt and NEWS.txt automatically included in your package metadata as long_description, thus making them appear in the PyPI page for your project.

See the section titled "Roadmap" below for planned features.
Getting started

First install modern-package-template using PyPM or pip:

pypm install modern-package-template


pip install modern-package-template

To create a Python project called "helloworld", run the following command in your terminal:

paster create -t modern_package helloworld

You could also, optionally, create namespace packages:

paster create -t modern_package

Once you create the project layout, the very first thing you must do is to review the contents of README.txt and edit it accordingly.

last updated on:
April 12th, 2010, 12:30 GMT
developed by:
Sridhar Ratnakumar
license type:
GPL v3 
ROOT \ Programming \ Code Generators


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What's New in This Release:
  • #20: Include .gitignore
  • #19: Rename README.txt to README.rst so it renders on Github
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