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Learn more about Pants and related topics from these talks, posts and podcasts featuring Pants contributors and users.


EuroPython 2021

"Python monorepos: what, why and how"

July 30, 2021
A discussion of the advantages of monorepos for Python codebases, and the kinds of tooling and processes we can use to make working in a Python monorepo effective.

Build Meetup

"Faster Incremental Builds with Speculation"

June 24, 2021

Djangocon Europe

"Managing Multiple Django Services in a Single Repo"

June 3, 2021

Pyninsula Meetup

"Effective Python Monorepos with the Pants Build System"

May 25, 2021 (starts at timestamp 20:25)

Pycon US

"Creating Extensible Workflows With Off-Label Use of Python"

May 14, 2021
A dive into how Pants 2 benefits from making unconventional use of certain Python 3 features.

"Cuándo Usar Extensiones Nativas en Rust: Rendimiento Accesible y Seguro"

May 14, 2021
Cuando hay problemas de rendimiento, las extensiones nativas de Python se empoderan para mejorar el rendimiento del "critical path", y también seguir usando Python y evitar una reinscripción costosa.

Pycon Israel

"Python Monorepos: What, Why, and How"

May 3, 2021

SF Python Meetup

"How the Pants Build System Leverages Python 3 Features"

May 13, 2020


Humans of Devops

Season 3, Episode 69: The Curse of Knowledge
March 7, 2022
Pants core maintainer Eric Arellano and Pants contributor Nick Grisafi discuss what Pants team has learned from philosophical concepts such as The Curse of Knowledge, Beginners Mind, and The Power of the Outsider.


Episode 352: Simplify And Scale Your Software Development Cycles By Putting On Pants (Build Tool)
February 14, 2022
Pants core maintainers Stu Hood, Eric Arellano, and Andreas Stenius guest.

Software Engineering Daily

Build Tools with Benjy Weinberger
January 17, 2022

Semaphore Uncut

Episode 33: Monorepo and Building at Scale
April 13, 2021
Pants core maintainer Benjy Weinberger guests.


Episode 28: Shifting Build Execution Paradigm
February 12, 2021
Pants core maintainer Benjy Weinberger guests.


Episode 290: Pants Has Got Your Python Monorepo Covered
November 23, 2020
Pants core maintainers Stu Hood and Eric Arellano guest.


Pants Build project's official channel

Pants Build 2 Tour:

Posts & Articles

Suresh Joshi

April 4, 2022
[Tutorial] "It's Pants Plugins All the Way Down"
A follow-up to "Your first Pants plugin" detailing how to manage code quality via plugins, continuous integration checks, and pre-commit hooks.

Suresh Joshi

January 25, 2022
[Tutorial] "Your first Pants plugin"
A newcomer's walk-through of the code and experience of writing one's first Pants plugin.

Software Development Times

January 18, 2022
"The monorepo approach to code management" "If you’re responsible for your organization’s codebase architecture, then at some point you have to make some emphatic choices about how to manage growth in a scalable way..."

Twitter Engineering

December 31, 2021
[Case Study] "Advancing Jupyter Notebooks at Twitter - Part 1"
About the intersection of Twitter data science, monorepos, Pants, Pex, and the pants-jupyter-plugin.

Gordon Cassie

October 30, 2021
[Tutorial] "Getting Started With Pants and Django (Part 1)"

October 2, 2021
[Case Study] "Putting Pants On: One Thing We Did Right After 5 Years with Django"

Semaphore Blog

June 9, 2021
"Building Python Projects at Scale with Pants"

Towards Data Science

Sept 3, 2020
"Building a monorepo for Data Science with Pants Build"


Example: Python with Pants and PEX

"A running example of the Pants Build system and Python packaging with PEX."


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