I want to help you know how to install pip – an alternative package manager for python. One interesting fact is that the process of installing pip is very similar to that of installing easy_install which I did a few days ago. I know how frustrating it can be and that is why I want to save you some time! Without much ado, let us see how to install pip, shall we?
Simple steps on how to install pip
1)You will need setuptools before moving on:
Here is why I say that you need setuptools installed and don’t worry, I will show you everything you need.
You want to learn how to install easy_install and that is exactly what I am going to show you in this post. The first time you want to add a python package to your installation, it can be a hassle doing it manually if you don’t have easy_install or pip installed. I will be showing Windows users how to do this. So, let us get to it because I know you have other things to do after this.
As you can see from the above image, it is recommended for Windows users to download ez_setup.py and then run it. Doing so will install easy_install in the right folder! That is what we will do here: