Preparing for installation on Windows

  1. Python and basic development tools

    Install Python as per the instructions on The Hitchhiker’s guide to Python.

    Super-short summary:

    • Download and install Chocolatey.
    • Install Python: choco install python.
  2. Wheel support and virtualenv

    • Ensure you have the latest pip with wheel support

      python -m pip install -U pip
      
    • Install virtualenv using wheels:

      In a command prompt window, execute:

      pip install -U virtualenv
      

Next, create a virtualenv.

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