Tagged “my python setup”

Jul 2, 2014

Install oauth2 Python package on Ubuntu 14.04

The first assignment for Coursera's Introduction to Data Science focuses on sentiment analysis of twitter data. To do this the oauth2_ package needs to be installed. Following the style outlined in a previous post, I will use pip to install the package as a user.


Jul 7, 2014

Install and use sphinx-bootstrap-theme on Ubuntu 14.04

In this post I will try out the sphinx-bootstrap-theme. As the name suggests, this project combines Sphinx, a Python documentation tool that generates html/pdf/etc from rst files, and bootstrap, a modern web framework from Twitter for generating responsive websites.


Jul 12, 2014

Python and YAML on Ubuntu 14.04

In this post I will cover installing PyYAML using Python 2.7. I've previously covered my approach to Python package installation using pip, so you can read more there to get a sense of my approach.


Sep 4, 2014

virtualenv and virtualenvwrapper on Ubuntu 14.04

In this post I'll go over my attempt to setup virtual environments for Python development. Most Python users probably don't want to use virtual environments and should just set up a single user environment that works for their needs. However, if you are working on writing one or more Python modules or packages, these tools are geared towards creating isolated Python environments for each project. This is very useful for keeping track of such things as the minimal Python requirements for each project.


Sep 16, 2014

Python 3.4 on Ubuntu 14.04 using virtual environments

In a previous post I talked about using virtual environments with the default Python version-- this is Python 2.7.6 for Ubuntu 14.04. However, both Python 2.7 and 3.4 are available on Ubuntu 14.04. In this post I'll go over setting up a virtual environment for working with Python 3 code.