Setting up Python development environment

Posted on Thu, 31 July 2014 in development • Tagged with python, development, writing, blog, pelican

I use Python for all kinds of data munging and analytical (e.g. Machine learning) tasks, and generating this site with Pelican.

OS X comes with preinstalled Python, which in latest version 10.9 Mavericks is Python 2.7.5. We are all good to go then? Well, not quite on my opinion. I like to have a development environment, which is easy to maintain ja easily configurable, and preferably up-to-date.

Prerequisites

Your operating system should be OS X 10.9 Mavericks, with Xcode installed (we need the command line tools). You can download and install Xcode from Mac App …


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