Developer install#

These instructions will take you through the minimal steps required to get a dev environment setup, so you can run the tests locally.

Clone the repository#

First clone the repository locally using Git:

$ git clone git://

Install dependencies#

You can choose to either develop on the host machine using a venv (which requires python 3.10 or later) or to run in a container under VSCode

$ cd ophyd-async
$ python3 -m venv venv
$ source venv/bin/activate
$ pip install -e '.[dev]'
$ vscode ophyd-async
# Click on 'Reopen in Container' when prompted
# Open a new terminal

See what was installed#

To see a graph of the python package dependency tree type:

$ pipdeptree

Build and test#

Now you have a development environment you can run the tests in a terminal:

$ tox -p

This will run in parallel the following checks: