Some Novel Python Packaging

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People who program in Python have an easier time hearing about package-related tools that have been around for a while and that are under the banner of the Python Packaging Authority, or that are commercially supported (this simplified diagram showcases a lot of them). And if you're looking for canonical guidance on what tools to use, check out packaging.python.org and tell your colleagues.

But -- since open source and open standards make things interoperable -- people also develop new tools for their specific needs in packaging, distribution, inspection, and installation, and sometimes I come across them when people announce them. I haven't tried any of these yet but here's a list of some stuff I noticed from the last few years.

Pypitoken, "A library for generating and manipulating PyPI tokens"

Thoth, "an enhanced server-side resolution offered to the Python community" (related:…
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