From: Andreas Kaiser <kaiser@xo...> - 2009-07-25 11:09:57
First a little introduction of myself: I'm working as a Zope / Plone
developer in my "day job". So I'm quite comfortable with Python.
However, I recently decided to spend some of my spare time on a
private project: a Cocoa application (for my personal (apparently
quite uncommon) music library management needs). I'm reading Aaron
Hillegass' "Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X" to become familiar with
Cocoa, which works out quite well so far. No real problems to map the
Objective-C code in the book to Python.
Now for my question, which I was unable to answer myself by searching
the web and the mailing list archive…
What is the best way to use modules from "The Python Package Index" in
As a Zope / Plone developer I'm used to buildout, which basically
automates the task to create a virtualenv with custom modules. So far
I'm manually downloading source distributions of the modules I want to
use in my application, unpack them and add the directories to my Xcode
project. Although it does work this way, it's already beginning to
annoy me, especially when using namespace packages within the same
Any pointers on that subject are highly appreciated!
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