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Quick Python: Export Decorator

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A great StackOverflow post by Aaron Hall that shows how you can create an export decorator in order to not have to specify all the names you want to expose via __all__.

The Decorator:

import sys

def export(fn):
    mod = sys.modules[fn.__module__]
    if hasattr(mod, '__all__'):
        mod.__all__ = [fn.__name__]
    return fn


__all__ = []

@export # otherwise __all__ = ['test']
def test():
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