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Shrikant Dhayje
Shrikant Dhayje

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How to create and Activate the Virtual Environment for Python3 project.

In this post I will try to share how you can start to create a project with virtual environment for Python 3.

Get An Code Editor or
IDE, I will suggest you to use VS Code because it's good for beginners.

Install Python 3 Programming Language.

Create a Virtual Environment

Open Any Terminal and run below command.

python -m venv venv
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Activate the Virtual Environment.

For Linux Based OS Or Mac-OS.

source venv/bin/activate
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For Windows With CMD.

.\venv\Scripts\activate.bat
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For Windows With Power shell.

.\venv\Scripts\activate.ps1
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For Windows With Unix Like Shells For Example Git Bash CLI.

source venv/Scripts/activate
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if any issue occurred while activating virtual environment on windows then go to below post.


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Andrew Baisden

Nice and simple.

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Andre Marti

great to see how to create a py enviroment, also i want to add, in vscode is an extension to manage created env's

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Shrikant Dhayje Author

Thanks Buddy