Modules and Packages: Live and Let Die!

Copyright (C) 2015
David M. Beazley

Presented at PyCon'15, April 9, 2015, Montreal.


Every Python programmer has to learn the basics of using modules and packages to get by. However, modules are also a frequent source of programming confusion. This tutorial aims to put a modern spin on the topic of modules and packages. Topics range from the absolute basics of using import to advanced techniques such as using import hooks. Python 3.4 or newer is recommended.

Support Data Files

Supporting code samples are available on GitHub. Also available in the following ZIP file:

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