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happy-kitchen-89482

01/30/2022, 4:27 PM
Welcome @eager-lamp-68986, @clean-animal-18291, @icy-hair-30586, @bland-father-19717 and @alert-cartoon-82496! We invite you to say a little something about you and your company, and how you discovered Pants. You'll be helping us improve outreach to future Pants fans. Thanks so much for your help!
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icy-hair-30586

01/30/2022, 7:34 PM
Hi! I recently moved to a python-heavy environment and was surprised at the variety of ways to build the projects. Now I'm exploring what tools are available for that, that work with python
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alert-cartoon-82496

01/30/2022, 10:09 PM
Hello 🙂 I was searching for a tool that will allow me to build mostly python code (pyspark, lambda functions, libraries) in monorepo setup. After having some issues with python wheels I started looking at PEX files, so Pants seems to be a good fit :)
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hundreds-father-404

01/30/2022, 10:46 PM
Btw! Y'all are invited to fill out this survey to help us prioritize for 2022. It's okay that you're still new to using Pants (you have a particularly useful perspective because of that). You don't have to vote on every question also We'll likely close the survey tomorrow (Monday) https://pantsbuild.slack.com/archives/C046T6T9U/p1643392395188609
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clean-animal-18291

01/31/2022, 4:38 AM
Hello 🙂 I also recently joined an org with a python-heavy environment and coming from java background things definitely look different (and interesting) here. Looking forward to explore more good stuff here. 🙂
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happy-kitchen-89482

01/31/2022, 5:05 AM
Welcome all! Let us know on #general if we can help with evaluation and adoption
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bland-father-19717

01/31/2022, 1:39 PM
Hi! First of all, thank you for helping me yesterday. I’m a machine learning engineer, and recently I’ve been thinking about developing Python applications in monorepo setup. So while I was considering bazel and others, this blog and this one led me to start exploring Pantsbuild. I really like the fact that not only is it a great tool, but the support is very generous.
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eager-lamp-68986

01/31/2022, 2:22 PM
Hi, I am Tzanko, CTO of Santiment. We are a company doing analytics of cryptocurrency data. I am exploring ways to improve our build system for our Python applications. Currently we package Python code in Docker and run it on Kubernetes. We use Jenkins as a CI. We use one project per repository. I hope that maybe we can use Pants to unify our build infrastructure, improve testing and increase development speed.
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hundreds-father-404

01/31/2022, 2:42 PM
Cool, welcome everyone! @eager-lamp-68986 in case you haven't read this blog yet re: Docker: https://blog.pantsbuild.org/pants-pex-and-docker/