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Demystifying PIP and Conda by visualizing the work environment in Jupyter Notebook

Vijaykumar Sajjanar

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Brief Summary

Teaching students about software environments is a herculean task. With multiple ways for python packages installation, Students often get lost midway through installing lesser known packages. This talk is about understanding conda, miniconda, pip and wheels by demonstrating installation (Hidden Files & Folders ) of 'sounddevice' package. Ready to return to a classroom session? Login for More!!


Motivation behind the talk https://jakevdp.github.io/blog/2017/12/05/installing-python-packages-from-jupyter/ https://jakevdp.github.io/blog/2016/08/25/conda-myths-and-misconceptions/

The purpose of the talk is to collaborate with fellow educators. This will enable in devising a simple and effective way to summarize pip/conda/wheel. Demonstration of folders changes (environment) while using the methods will provide a visual description of the intricacies. The talk will provide educators a way to motivate students in contributing to open source projects.

About example package https://pypi.org/project/sounddevice/ http://www.portaudio.com/apps.html