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Get notified!

Requires.io is all about being notified about new dependencies on your Python project.

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The way is up to you:

  • by mail: the good old fashioned way ;-)
  • on your dashboard: an exhaustive look on files, branches and tags
  • with badges: directly embedded on your pages
  • by pull request on GitHub: a convenient way to handle dependencies

More details in our upcoming posts!

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Check Python3 Requirements

Back when Django 1.5 was released with experimental Python 3 support I was all excited: at long last I could seriously think of moving on to the latest and greatest python released so far (Python 3.3). Sadly I haven't been able to convert all my projects yet, due to dependencies not being compatible yet.

I noticed that python 3 adoption has been steadily accelerating for django related packages over the past few weeks. The release of Django 1.6, bringing official (non-experimental) support for Python 3, is probably not stranger to this trend. So to keep track ...

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Keep track of your requirements with requires.io

Requires.io helps you keep track of the requirements of your Python projects. To do so it simply fetches the dependencies from the req*.txt and setup.py files in the root folder of your project, and compare them against the latest releases available on PyPI.

To get started just log in with either BitBucket or GitHub. The service is of course free for all public repositories. You can even add a badge to your README.md file.

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Dependencies can be marked at three levels:

  • up-to-date,
  • outdated,
  • insecure.

A handful of projects already using requires.io:

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