Working with lightweight virtual environments

Throughout this book, we will be working with different frameworks and libraries, and therefore, it is convenient to work with virtual environments. We will work with the lightweight virtual environments introduced in Python 3.3 and improved in Python 3.4. However, you can also choose to use the popular virtualenv ( third-party virtual environment builder or the virtual environment options provided by your Python IDE.

You just have to make sure that you activate your virtual environment with the appropriate mechanism when it is necessary to do so, instead of following the step explained to activate the virtual environment generated with the venv module integrated ...

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