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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" and "help wanted" is open to whoever wants to implement it.

Implement Features

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

Write Documentation

Fast Dash could always use more documentation, whether as part of the official Fast Dash 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 fast_dash for local development.

  1. Fork the fast_dash repo on GitHub.
  2. Clone your fork locally
        $ git clone
  3. Ensure poetry is installed.
  4. Install dependencies and start your virtualenv:

    $ poetry install -E test -E doc -E dev
5. Create a branch for local development:
    $ git checkout -b name-of-your-bugfix-or-feature
Now you can make your changes locally.

6. When you're done making changes, check that your changes pass the tests, including testing other Python versions, with tox:
    $ tox
7. Commit your changes and push your branch to GitHub:
    $ git add .
    $ git commit -m "Your detailed description of your changes."
    $ git push origin name-of-your-bugfix-or-feature
8. Submit a pull request through the GitHub website.

Pull Request Guidelines

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

  1. The pull request should include tests.
  2. If the pull request adds functionality, the docs should be updated. Put your new functionality into a function with a docstring, and add the feature to the list in
  3. The pull request should work for Python 3.8, 3.9, 3.10, 3.11 and for PyPy. Check and make sure that the tests pass for all supported Python versions.


    $ pytest tests.test_fast_dash
To run a subset of tests.


A reminder for the maintainers on how to deploy. Make sure all your changes are committed (including an entry in Then run:

$ poetry patch # possible: major / minor / patch
$ git push
$ git push --tags

GitHub Actions will then deploy to PyPI if tests pass.