You can use the cookiecutter templates included with idmtools to get started with Python projects and idmtools. These templates provide a logical, reasonably standardized, but flexible project structure for doing and sharing data science work. To see the list of included cookiecutter templates type the following at a command prompt.

$ idmtools init --help
You are using a development version of idmtools, version 1.6.6+nightly!
INI File Used: /home/docs/checkouts/readthedocs.org/user_builds/institute-for-disease-modeling-idmtools/checkouts/latest/docs/idmtools.ini
/home/docs/checkouts/readthedocs.org/user_builds/institute-for-disease-modeling-idmtools/envs/latest/lib/python3.7/site-packages/paramiko/transport.py:219: CryptographyDeprecationWarning: Blowfish has been deprecated
  "class": algorithms.Blowfish,
Usage: idmtools init [OPTIONS] COMMAND [ARGS]...

  Commands to help start or extend projects through templating.

  --help  Show this message and exit.

  data-science          A logical, reasonably standardized, but flexible...
  docker-science        This project is a tiny template for machine

  reproducible-science  A boilerplate for reproducible and transparent...