Popular productivity tools
Almost every open-source Python package that has been released on PyPI is a kind of productivity booster—it provides ready-to-use solutions to some problem. That way we don't have to reinvent the wheel all the time. Some could also say that Python itself is all about productivity. Almost everything in this language and the community surrounding it seems to be designed to make software development as productive as possible.
This creates a positive feedback loop. Since writing code with Python is fun and easy, a lot of programmers use their free time to create tools that make it even easier and more fun. And this fact will be used here as a basis for a very subjective and non-scientific definition of a productivity tool—a piece of software that makes development easier and more fun.
By nature, productivity tools focus mainly on certain elements of the development process, such as testing, debugging, and managing packages, and are...