The Python Package Index (started 15 years ago) has reached beta stage for version 2.0.
We predict the full switch will happen in April 2018, so here’s a heads-up about why we’re switching, what’s changed, and what to expect.
The team is running Twitter and IRC-based livechat hours for the next few weeks so you can easily report problems you run into. As for what’s new in v2:
modern design and search, Markdown READMEs, and a way more scalable, sustainable backend.