Using Python 2.x and 3.x on Windows

This works for me. I’m not using Python’s virtualenv stuff. Yet. I use the excellent ActivePython distributions for Windows from ActiveState: Install the 2.x and 3.x flavors. You should see a package named ‘pythonselect’. That gives you the pysel command: C:\>pip list … pythonselect (1.3) … C:\>where pysel c:\apps\python3\Scripts\pysel.exe c:\apps\python2\Scripts\pysel.exe // which Python are we […]

It’s not just me: The long tortured history of Python packaging I was not able to “get it” over the years – because it changed about every 10 minutes. Buy a book – and it was obsolete before it was printed. The only other Python fiasco was the Python 3 / 2.x breaking stuff. It’s still slowly being resolved. Meanwhile – Ruby has gems – […]