Friday 1:55 p.m.–2:25 p.m.

Community powered packaging: conda-forge

Filipe Pires Alvarenga Fernandes


The Python scientific community always wanted a package manager that is cross platform, does not require `sudo`, and lets Python be awesome! The conda package manager solved that problem, but created a new ones... This talk is a tour disguised as a beginner tutorial to `conda-forge` packaging. We will try to discuss some myths and misconceptions about `conda` and `conda-forge`, as well as a quick comparison with `pip` and `wheels`.