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. 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.