Python packaging cheat sheet

The Python packaging cheatsheet. [Download the cheat sheet here.](

Fig. 3 The Python packaging cheatsheet. Download the cheat sheet here.

Here we provide a cheat sheet guide for developing a Python package with the packaging tools discussed in this book, such as poetry, cookiecutter, and GitHub Actions. This cheat sheet should be used as a reference for those that know what they’re doing and just need a quick look-up resource. If you’re a beginner Python packager, it is recommended that you start from the beginning of this book.

Download the cheat sheet from GitHub here.


While this cheat sheet specifically relies on poetry as a Python package manager, builder, and publisher, the general packaging workflow shown is applicable to other packaging tools too.