Python overview

Overview

Python is a programming language like PHP and Ruby which allows you to create many different types of applications. More information can be found on the Python website:

Python at DreamHost

Python is installed on all DreamHost servers by default. However, you will most likely want to install a custom version.

If you're going to be installing packages, you must first create a virtual environment to store them locally under your username.

You can then use pip to install.

Make sure to review the following article for guidelines on how to set up Python script to function on your DreamHost server.

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