Pants v2: The ergonomic build system

Welcome to the Pants v2 documentation hub!

Pants v2 is a fast, scalable, user-friendly build system for growing codebases. It's currently focused on Python, with support for other languages coming soon.

Here you'll find guides to help you get started with Pants v2, comprehensive documentation on how to configure, run and customize Pants v2, and information on how to get help from the Pants community.

Get Started

Goals

Details on the Python-related goals implemented in the Python backend.

  • fmt: autoformat source code.
  • lint: lint source code in check-only mode.
  • package: package your code into an asset, e.g. a wheel or a PEX file.
  • repl: open a REPL (standard shell or IPython).
  • run: run an executable or script.
  • test: run tests with Pytest.
  • typecheck: run MyPy.

Updated 2 months ago


Goals


Details on the Python-related goals implemented in the Python backend.

Suggested Edits are limited on API Reference Pages

You can only suggest edits to Markdown body content, but not to the API spec.