How to install Python in Windows on CREODIAS

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Python installation is necessary in order to use boto3 library.

Links below:

  • How to access/list EO DATA using boto3?

  • How to download EO DATA file using boto3?

In order to proceed a Python installation on Windows machine, please follow those steps:

  1. Type in the https://www.python.org address in your browser.

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  1. Navigate to “Downloads” button at then choose the latest version of software. (Currently it is Python 3.7.2)

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  1. Save the exe file that consists of installation packages.

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  1. Open previously saved file and look at the prompt window. It is strongly recommended to tick Add Python 3.7 to PATH. This option provides new environment variables.

To obtain a more control over installation choose “Customize installation”

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  1. In Advances options tab you may deliver more specific values such as debug libraries. After that, click on the Install.

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  1. Open the Command prompt by clicking on the “Start” button and typing in cmd.

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To verify an installation use python –version and pip –version commands in order to check the current versions of the software.

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More manuals for Windows you can find here