Contributions are welcome, and they are greatly appreciated! Every little bit helps, and credit will always be given.

You can contribute in many ways:

Types of Contributions#

Report Bugs#

Report bugs at

If you are reporting a bug, please include:

  • Your operating system name and version.

  • Any details about your local setup that might be helpful in troubleshooting.

  • Detailed steps to reproduce the bug.

Fix Bugs#

Look through the GitHub issues for bugs. Anything tagged with “bug” is open to whoever wants to implement it.

Implement Features#

Look through the GitHub issues for features. Anything tagged with “enhancement” or “help wanted” is open to whoever wants to implement it.

Write Documentation#

pydash could always use more documentation, whether as part of the official pydash docs, in docstrings, or even on the web in blog posts, articles, and such.

Submit Feedback#

The best way to send feedback is to file an issue at

If you are proposing a feature:

  • Explain in detail how it would work.

  • Keep the scope as narrow as possible, to make it easier to implement.

  • Remember that this is a volunteer-driven project, and that contributions are welcome :)

Get Started!#

Ready to contribute? Here’s how to set up pydash for local development.

  1. Fork the pydash repo on GitHub.

  2. Clone your fork locally:

    $ git clone
  3. Install Python dependencies into a virtualenv:

    $ cd pydash
    $ pip install -r requirements.txt
  4. Create a branch for local development:

    $ git checkout -b name-of-your-bugfix-or-feature

    Now you can make your changes locally.

  5. Autoformat code:

    $ inv fmt
  6. When you’re done making changes, check that your changes pass all unit tests by testing with tox across all supported Python versions:

    $ tox
  7. Add yourself to AUTHORS.rst.

  8. Commit your changes and push your branch to GitHub:

    $ git add .
    $ git commit -m "<Detailed description of your changes>"
    $ git push origin name-of-your-bugfix-or-feature-branch
  9. Submit a pull request through GitHub.

Pull Request Guidelines#

Before you submit a pull request, check that it meets these guidelines:

  1. The pull request should include tests.

  2. The pull request should work for all versions Python that this project supports.