... makefiles.

If you repeat lots of bash commands while developing then makefiles can help you out.

Episode Notes

We're demoing pdoc which can be installed via;

pip install pdoc3

There are a few edits we've made to our Makefile.

.PHONY: docs

    pytest tests.py

    rm -rf __pycache__ .pytest_cache

    flake8 common.py tests.py

check: flake test clean

    pdoc --html --force --output-dir docs common

Note when you copy the above file; the indentation must be a tab in a Makefile. What you copy may contain spaces instead.

There's also a docstring now in the common.py file.

def add(n1, n2):
    """This functions adds numbers together."""
    return n1 + n2

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