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PyScaffold is a project generator for bootstrapping high-quality Python packages, ready to be shared on PyPI and installable via pip. It is easy to use and encourages the adoption of the best tools and practices of the Python ecosystem, helping you and your team to stay sane, happy and productive. The best part? It is stable and has been used by thousands of developers for over half a decade!


This document refers to the latest version of PyScaffold (v4). Please refer to v3.3 for the previous stable version. Both versions are compatible with Python 3.6 and greater.

For legacy Python 2.7 please install PyScaffold 2.5 (not officially supported).


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