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Sailboat

colewilson profile image Cole Wilson ・1 min read

Hello! Today I am happy to announce that I am releasing Sailboat (https://github.com/cole-wilson/sailboat) for the first time! Sailboat is a Python developer’s best friend. It’s a Python build tool that can do anything you need it to! It supports a countless number of plugins — you can even make your own. Sailboat is made for anyone, whether you are a beginner on your very first project, or a senior software engineer with years of experience.

Let’s say that that you have created a basic game, Guess My Number, and you want to send it to all of your friends. There are a lot of different ways you can do this, but using Sailboat is the easiest. All you have to do is type three commands: sail quickstartsail build, and sail release, and you can have a Homebrew file, a pip installable package, and a PyInstaller desktop app in less than 5 minutes. So easy!

You can check it out at https://github.com/cole-wilson/sailboat and https://sailboat.colewilson.xyz

Please let me know what what you think, and if you find any bugs let me know, or submit an issue.

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Ed Mason

Interesting! I will certainly try this out!

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Cole Wilson Author

Great, let me know if you have any questions!

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Waylon Walker

How does sail compare to make?

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Cole Wilson Author

I am not sure, I haven't used make at all. Make is designed for programs like C that need to be compiled, while sail Is designed to be used for Python. I am sure they have some similarities though!