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Python Recipes Handbook: A Problem-Solution Approach by Joey Bernard

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© Joey Bernard 2016

Joey Bernard, Python Recipes Handbook, 10.1007/978-1-4842-0241-8_13

13. Utilities

Joey Bernard

(1)Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

All programming languages use external utility programs to make development and execution easier on the programmer. Python is no different in this regard. In this chapter, you will take a look at some of the most common external utilities that are used when writing code for the Python programming language . These include utilities to set up environments, better interpreters, an entire coding environment, and even a shell replacement.

13-1. Creating a Virtual Environment

Problem

You want to create and use a virtual environment for a particular Python program.

Solution

The usual way to create and manage ...

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