This chapter was all about development environments for Python programmers. We've discussed the importance of environment isolation for Python projects. You've learned two different levels of environment isolation (application-level and system-level), and multiple tools that allow you to create them in a consistent and repeatable manner. We've also discussed some essential topics for managing Python dependencies in your projects. This chapter ended with a review of a few tools that improve the ways in which you can experiment with Python or debug your programs and work effectively.
Once you have all of these tools in your tool belt, you are well-prepared for the next few chapters, where we will discuss multiple features of modern Python syntax. You're probably already hungry for Python code so we will start with a quick overview of the new things that were included in Python over the last few releases.
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