Creating rapid CLI prototypes with cli-output

I’m working on the usability of pip (the official Python package manager) at the moment. This short blogpost isn’t about how to design CLIs. It is about creating rapid prototypes with this tool – part “look at this useful tool, part “thank you Pradyun” part feature request list. 🙂 Update After putting together the feature […]

A Python community announcement about our pip work

Sumana Harihareswara the pip PM put together a video for the Python community to tell them about our UX work on pip, the package manager. Initially I was thinking “I hate seeing my face on video, I hate hearing my voice. This better not have ukelele music. I hate those kinds of videos.” I liked […]

How should pip handle dependency conflicts when updating already installed packages?

The pip UX Team is looking for your input into future pip behaviour! What is this research about? This research is to understand what behaviour users expect from pip where upgrading a package would introduce dependency conflict(s) to already installed packages. I want to give my input! Great! Nicole has put together a 1 question […]

Test pip’s alpha resolver and help us document dependency conflicts

Hello! It’s Bernard and Nicole here from the pip team. What’s this research about? The team is working on the improving the way that pip resolves package dependency conflicts and would like feedback from users who have projects with complex dependencies. By complex dependencies we mean projects that: have at least 10 package dependencies some […]