What is pip?
It is the package installer for Python. You can use pip to install packages from the Python Package Index and other indexes.
pip is a tool in the Front End Package Manager category of a tech stack.
Who uses pip?
20 companies reportedly use pip in their tech stacks, including LMS, SMARTTechStack, and Vydia.
145 developers on StackShare have stated that they use pip.
Pros of pip
Best package management system for python
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What are some alternatives to pip?
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Homebrew installs the stuff you need that Apple didn’t. Homebrew installs packages to their own directory and then symlinks their files into /usr/local.
Yarn caches every package it downloads so it never needs to again. It also parallelizes operations to maximize resource utilization so install times are faster than ever.
Bower is a package manager for the web. It offers a generic, unopinionated solution to the problem of front-end package management, while exposing the package dependency model via an API that can be consumed by a more opinionated build stack. There are no system wide dependencies, no dependencies are shared between different apps, and the dependency tree is flat.