This documents the development version of NetworkX. Documentation for the current release can be found here.

Announcement: NetworkX 2.5

We’re happy to announce the release of NetworkX 2.5! NetworkX is a Python package for the creation, manipulation, and study of the structure, dynamics, and functions of complex networks.

For more information, please visit our website and our gallery of examples. Please send comments and questions to the networkx-discuss mailing list.


This release is the result of 6 months of work with over X pull requests by X contributors. Highlights include:

  • Dropped support for Python 3.5.


API Changes


  • [#3680] Deprecate make_str(x) for str(x). Deprecate is_string_like(obj) for isinstance(obj, str).

  • [#3725] Deprecate literal_stringizer and literal_destringizer.

Pull requests merged in this release

A total of X changes have been committed.

Contributors to this release