Pyautoupdate is an an API library that provides autoupdate functionality for Python programmers.
Pyautoupdate allows end users to easily update their software when the developers release a new version. Developers only need to upload the new version of the application to their server when it is ready. Pyautoupdate provides the functionality to check for updates and automatically download and apply them.
- Pyautoupdate secures its downloads through HTTPS.
- Updates can be performed either upon prompting or automatically in the background.
- Pyautoupdate is written in pure Python. No C compiler is necessary for installation, simplifying installation for Windows.
- Python 2 and 3 are both supported
- Pyautoupdate also works with pypy and pypy3
$ pip install pyautoupdate
Documentation is available at https://rlee287.github.io/pyautoupdate.
- Python 2.7 or Python 3.3+
requestsfor retrieving updated versions
setuptoolsfor archive manipulation and version comparison
pytestfor running the tests
coverage.pyto measure coverage
Optional Development Dependencies
pylintfor local code style checks
sphinxfor building documentation
Please see this page for contributing guidelines.
Pyautoupdate is licensed under the LGPL 2.1.