Python Packaging Tools

28 Dec 2013

What is the difference between python easy_install and pip?

In short, both of them are tools for installing and managing python packages. But pip is more advanced and better tool to do the job. Use pip from now on instead.

Check out this blog post: So You Want to Install a Python Package.

And before you play around with python modules/packages, make sure you read about this official document about python modules. Here I summarized some of the most important points from the document: