Github can host package releases, I will show you how to use Powershell to retrieve the latest release download url.
This post shows how to use elastic painless language in scripted field to work on documents' keys which might not exist in some documents.
If I'm not wrong, the SQLAlchemy official doc provides some examples to explain how to share a set of common columns, some common table options, or other mapped properties, across many classes. But I cannot find how to share common methods (e.g. your customized to_dict() method). This post will just show you a POC to achieve this goal by using Python Mixin.
The Test-NetConnection cmdlet is great and verbose but too slow if the remote port to check is not opened. This is due to its timeout setting and cannot be modified. In this port, I will show you a custom function that leverages the power of System.Net.Sockets.TcpClient to accelerate the port test.
Python has several tools to upload packages to PyPi or some private Artifactory locations. The mostly used one should be twine. Although twine is not a Python originate tool, but it's officially recommended by Python.org.