Modern Python Projects Transcripts
Chapter: Cookiecutter templates
Lecture: What is cookiecutter?
0:00 cookie cutter is not a tool to cut cookies. We are still talking about programming.
0:06 Cookie cutter is a Python CLI tool that generates a scaffolding for a Python project.
0:12 From a template, this scaffolding will contain some files to help you start working on your project faster. For example,
0:19 it might install and configure pytest the most popular testing library. Or if it's a Web application,
0:25 it might add the bootstrap library, so your website will look much nicer out of the
0:30 box. What features it adds depends on which template you use, so lets see an example.