Notes from the PyCascades 2021 talk - Fireside chat with Łukasz Langa and Dustin Ingram about their favorite tools, packages, and workflows for advanced Python development (Video should be available on YouTube within a week of post date).


  • pip-tools on GitHub
  • pip install pip-tools; pip-compile
  • a lock file for python package versions

Visual Studio Code



  • See an issue with package name squatting? Email admin at, or file an issue on the repo.

Static Typing


CLI Helpers

  • rich on GitHub
    • python -m rich.progress and python -m rich.logging
  • tqdm on GitHub

Testing helpers