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Guidelines for python tools

The worldwide python community has defined clear guidelines for the packaging of python products. Very detailed documentation on this aspect can be found at Following such standards provides numerous advantages, in particular in simplifying the installation process.

Template for ABP projects

For python packages maintained by ABP, please follow the template available at:

which includes instructions on how to include compiled extensions in C/C++ or Fortran.

A readme file with detailed exaplanations is available in the repository. See in particular the sections on the package structure and installation.