This directory contains a number of Python programs that are useful while building or extending Python. bgen Generate complete extension modules from a description. Still under development! compiler A Python source to bytecode compiler written in Python, including an interface for manipulating abstract syntax trees. Still under development. faqwiz FAQ Wizard. See http://grail.cnri.reston.va.us/cgi-bin/faqw.py for a live example. freeze Create a stand-alone executable from a Python program. modulator Interactively generate boiler plate for an extension module. Works easiest if you have Tk. scripts A number of useful single-file programs, e.g. tabnanny.py (by Tim Peters), which checks for inconsistent mixing of tabs and spaces. unicode Tools used to generate unicode database files for Python 2.0 (by Fredrik Lundh). versioncheck A tool to automate checking whether you have the latest version of a package (by Jack Jansen). webchecker A link checker for web sites.