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Cody Pearce • Edited

I like python as a language but I’ve wasted so much time with its bad dependency management and environments. I’ve tried a bunch of tools that promise to make it better but they always fall short of something like npm.

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Ian Turton

but npm is even worse, when I'm forced to install npm I look back on python virtual env's fondly.

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Hadrian Hughes

What don't you like about NPM?

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Ian Turton

That it routinely screws my whole machine up due to mismatched versions.

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Hadrian Hughes

Yeah that's a fair point. I use nvm to quickly switch between versions, that makes it much more tolerable 🙂