Meet our newest Maintainer: Alexey Tereshenkov

This month, the Pants core maintainers voted to invite Alexey Tereshenkov to become a Maintainer. This is a trusted role earned through demonstrating a long-term interest in Pants, by people who make regular contributions for some time and who plan to continue to do so. Maintainers conduct code reviews of…

Meet our newest Maintainer: Joshua Cannon

The Pants Maintainers are a group of people with an ongoing commitment to Pants, who help manage and steer the project. Maintainers are a subgroup within the wider Contributor population. I'm very pleased to introduce the latest addition to the Maintainer ranks: Joshua Cannon. Joshua's current interests are his 9…

Happy new year!

Hi Pants community, 2021 was another massive year for the project, even as the pandemic continued to disrupt our lives in so many challenging ways. We grew our Python user base significantly, engaged in critical developer relations efforts, gained new community members, including several new maintainers and contributors, and added…

Docs improvements

We've added a spate of new pages in recent months, plus Eric Arellano just completed a thorough audit of the docs which resulted in overhauling several pages. So if you haven't checked all of these out docs pages recently, give 'em a read or re-visit: Overhauled Getting Started Key concepts…

Podcasting Pants

Pants team members periodically get invited to be interviewed about aspects of the project. It's a delight to have these conversations, sharing our expertise and passion for build engineering. If you haven't heard these stories yet, you're in for a treat. And of course if you want to hear more…

Meet our newest Maintainer: Andreas Stenius

Andreas lives in Visby, the main city of Gotland, which in turn is the biggest island in Sweden, and home to world-famous rauks. He is mostly self-taught as a developer, and has experience working with embedded systems and hardware engineering.…

PyDev of the Week

One of the core Pants maintainers, Benjy Weinberger, was recently interviewed for the PyDev of the Week feature on the Mouse vs Python blog! Click through for more about the history of Pants, how Benjy came to be involved, his take on the project's strengths, and his favorite Python libraries.…

It's PyCon US Time!

PyCon US, the largest Python conference in the world, is getting under way (online-only this year), and Pants has a strong presence this year! On Friday at 9:15 AM PDT Pants contributor Benjy Weinberger (that's me!) will be speaking about some of the cool and unusual ways we leverage…