Abseil Common Libraries (Python)
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Abseil Python Common Libraries

This repository is a collection of Python library code for building Python applications. The code is collected from Google's own Python code base, and has been extensively tested and used in production.

Features

  • Simple application startup
  • Distributed commandline flags system
  • Custom logging module with additional features
  • Testing utilities

Getting Started

Installation

To install the package, simply run:

pip install absl-py

Or install from source:

python setup.py install

Running Tests

To run Abseil tests, you can clone the git repo and run bazel:

git clone https://github.com/abseil/abseil-py.git
cd abseil-py
bazel test absl/...

Example Code

Please refer to smoke_tests/sample_app.py as an example to get started.

Documentation

Full documentation is forthcoming on https://abseil.io. For now, please refer to the in-code Python docstrings.

Future Releases

The current repository includes an initial set of libraries for early adoption. More components and interoperability with Abseil C++ Common Libraries will come in future releases.

License

The Abseil Python library is licensed under the terms of the Apache license. See LICENSE for more information.