Python Package Example: Setuptools

Have you ever wondered about how to create a package like the ones you can install into your python environment using tools like pip or pipenv? This article starts with the complete source code plus a how-to guide to publishing a minimal Python package to PyPi. The source is also available on GitHub. Once we … Read more

Pip vs Pipenv: Which is better and which to learn first?

Pipenv and pip are both excellent tools for installing and managing Python dependencies that are widely adopted and work extremely well.

Learning pip well first is the choice we recommend. Pip is established and widely known, so many teams prefer pip and venv to manage dependencies and virtual environments. Pipenv makes a few things simpler, but for every thing it simplifies, it makes other things more complex than they need to be.