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Nova Style Commandments
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Step 1: Read http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0008/
Step 2: Read http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0008/ again
Step 3: Read on
Imports
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- thou shalt not import objects, only modules
- thou shalt not import more than one module per line
- thou shalt not make relative imports
- thou shalt "from nova import vendor" before importing third party code
- thou shalt organize your imports according to the following template
::
# vim: tabstop=4 shiftwidth=4 softtabstop=4
{{stdlib imports in human alphabetical order}}
\n
from nova import vendor
{{vendor imports in human alphabetical order}}
\n
{{nova imports in human alphabetical order}}
\n
\n
{{begin your code}}
General
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- thou shalt put two newlines twixt toplevel code (funcs, classes, etc)
- thou shalt put one newline twixt methods in classes and anywhere else
- thou shalt not write "except:", use "except Exception:" at the very least
- thou shalt include your name with TODOs as in "TODO(termie)"
- thou shalt not name anything the same name as a builtin or reserved word
- thou shalt not violate causality in our time cone, or else
Human Alphabetical Order Examples
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::
import httplib
import logging
import random
import StringIO
import time
import unittest
Tool to make code PEP8 compliant
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- Install : https://github.com/cburroughs/pep8
- Usage in your project directory : pep8 --statistics --filename=*.py --show-source --show-pep8 .
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