Atom Build provider for python/python3, compiles Python
Latest commit 0292981 Jan 18, 2017 @idleberg Prepare 0.6.3 release


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Atom Build provider for python/python3, compiles Python. Supports the linter package for error highlighting.



Install build-python from Atom's Package Manager or the command-line equivalent:

$ apm install build-python

Using Git

Change to your Atom packages directory:

# Windows
$ cd %USERPROFILE%\.atom\packages

# Linux & macOS
$ cd ~/.atom/packages/

Clone repository as build-python:

$ git clone build-python

Inside the cloned directory, install Node dependencies:

$ yarn || npm install



Before you can build, select an active target with your preferred build option.

Available targets:

  • Python — compile script
  • Python (compileall) — compile script with -m compileall
  • Python (compileall, optimized) — compile script with -O -m compileall
  • Python (user) — compile script with custom settings (interpreter and/or arguments)


Here's a reminder of the default shortcuts you can use with this package:

Select active target

Cmd+Alt+T or F7

Build script

Cmd+Alt+B or F9

Jump to error

Cmd+Alt+G or F4

Toggle build panel

Cmd+Alt+V or F8


This work is licensed under the The MIT License.


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