Modern Python Projects Transcripts
Chapter: Cookiecutter templates
Lecture: What is cookiecutter?
0:00 cookie cutter is not a tool to cut cookies.
0:03 We are still talking about programming.
0:05 Cookie cutter is a python CLI tool that generates a scaffolding for a python project.
0:11 From a template, this scaffolding will contain some files to help you start working on
0:15 your project faster. For example,
0:18 it might install and configure pytest the most popular testing library.
0:23 Or if it's a Web application,
0:24 it might add the bootstrap library, so your website will look much nicer out of the
0:29 box. What features it adds depends on which template you use, so lets see an example.