Welcome to Lab Utils!

lab_utils is a collection of useful modules for Python development in the context of scientific laboratory work. It was created to standardize common tasks and features used by many different apps and users. The package aims to provide simple, efficient and robust in the following areas:

  • PostgreSQL Database Interface. The database module provides a simple interface to manage connections to a PostgreSQL database. It uses the package psycopg2 (a Python wrapper of the C library libpq) to provide simple database functionality.

If this is your first time using lab_utils, have a look at our Readme for a more detailed summary and installation instructions. If you’re already familiar with this package, or you want to dive straight in, you can jump to the API reference. There are also some examples which demonstrate specific applications of the modules.