7 Useful Python Libraries You Should Use in Your Next Project

Power up your Python development

Farhan Tanvir
Geek Culture
Published in
5 min readNov 15, 2022

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There is a proverb “You don’t have to reinvent the wheel”. Libraries are the best example of that. It helps you to write complex and time-consuming functionality in an easy way. According to me, a good project uses some of the best libraries available

I do not think Python needs any introduction. It is one of the most used programming languages for almost every purpose. Here I have compiled 7 useful Python libraries that will help you in your development journey.

1. PySnooper

I think as developers most of our time goes into debugging. This library is a poor man’s debugger. Most people would use print lines, in strategic locations, some of them showing the values of variables. This library lets you do the same, except instead of carefully crafting the right print lines, you just add one decorator line to the function you're interested in. You'll get a play-by-play log of your function, including which lines ran and when, and exactly when local variables were changed. It has more than 15k stars on GitHub.

2. schedule

This is a Python job scheduling library for humans. It lets you run Python functions (or any other callable) periodically using a friendly syntax. It includes lots of features like an In-process scheduler for periodic jobs(No extra processes needed), is very lightweight and has no external dependencies, has excellent test coverage, etc. This library has more than 10k stars on GitHub.

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Farhan Tanvir
Geek Culture

Believes in learn by doing . Currently working as a software engineer. Love to share Knowledge. https://twitter.com/FarhanTanvirBD