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Using Virtualenv and PasteScript [ID:785] (1/3)

in series: Agile Development Tools in Python

video tutorial by percious, added 07/08

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Here I go through how to create a virtual environment, and create a package for development.

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59. efutopfum Fri, 20 Aug 2010 10:09

Thanks! The only detail that you might have included is the explanation of the behind the scenes fact that when you created the package (I think), it registered it with site-packages, which is why the import step that you demo then works. But I could see that in the output when I went back to look for it.

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Here was a transcript of what I typed to get the same results on a Windows D: drive (Scripts replaces bin and pongg replaces myproject):

d:\curl\curl | python

d:\python25\lib\scripts\easy_install virtualenv

.\Scripts\virtualenv.exe pongg --no-site-packages


.\Scripts\easy_install.exe pastescript

paster create pongg

cd pongg

paster help

python develop


import pongg


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44. sunygwis Sat, 30 Jan 2010 20:10

Great, crisp, succinct delivery.

I came across this link to your demo while trying to find info on how to use virtualenv to enable the use of more than one python version on a system. ie. Current Ubuntu and Fedora systems come with python 2.6.xx . But I want to experiment with Zope (Zope 3) which seems to like python 2.5 better. As a very new programmer, I am realizing I am probably jacking up libraries that Fedora needs to function properly by installing every web application framework out there willy-nilly. Probably why my former Ubuntu install got so ginchy.

Would you consider demoing the proper way for a new programmer like me to set up a sandbox with virtualenv - and perhaps even how best to tear it back down once one is finished playing with a library/alternative python version. (another example being creating a sandbox to play around with Python 3.)

Once again - Thanks for sharing your skill!


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Very useful, since the online doc on paster is rather complicated and I found it difficult to understand how paster can be used the simple way. Any in-depth discussion on packaging , paster ,etc would be of much interest.


42. marinir seo Fri, 22 Jan 2010 16:46

Great tutorials. Thank you very much!

41. anonymous Tue, 05 Jan 2010 01:39

Really nice effort! I am new to Sphinx and I was glad you outlined each step perfectly well although the fonts and Windows were little small since I have MacBoook 13.3 inch. Kudos for helping fellow geeks.

40. anonymous Thu, 17 Dec 2009 18:46

Wow ... really helpful tips!

39. anonymous Fri, 04 Dec 2009 14:40

Thanks for the video.

I think I needed to understand more about egg packaging before I watched this.

38. anonymous Sat, 14 Nov 2009 02:28

Very nice. Thanks percious. I thought I'd know everything but you have some good ideas there.

37. anonymous Wed, 11 Nov 2009 21:09

This was helpful. I have heard about virtualenv and paster but had never actually used them. This was a nice intro.

36. anonymous Mon, 09 Nov 2009 09:21

Thank you. I was helpful.

35. anonymous Sun, 08 Nov 2009 16:31

Great video. Interesting topic. That was what i was looking for.

Thx Lukas

33. anonymous Sun, 01 Nov 2009 04:32

Nice intro to pastescript. I hadn't realised what it did. Very useful to know.

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