Software repositories, or repos, are storage locations for software, whether completed packages or code in development. Having a designated central location for software makes it easier for team members to access the code for development and referral. It can also be a location for end users to access the software.
Many software developers provide multiple versions of software, from nightly builds generated by a build server to various versions of the final product. Documentation is frequently included as well, often as separate files for downloading but sometimes as online HTML files.
For Python, the online PyPI repo is used for third-party Python modules; these are most commonly installed through the pip command. Another common option is to post packages onto GitHub; many packages available on PyPI have a hosting on GitHub as well.
GitHub is one of the most...