10. Collaboration

Python has language features that help you construct well-defined APIs with clear interface boundaries. The Python community has established best practices to maximize the maintainability of code over time. In addition, some standard tools that ship with Python enable large teams to work together across disparate environments.

Collaborating with others on Python programs requires being deliberate in how you write your code. Even if you’re working on your own, chances are you’ll be using code written by someone else via the standard library or open source packages. It’s important to understand the mechanisms that make it easy to collaborate with other Python programmers.

Item 82: Know Where to Find Community-Built Modules

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