We will need to install a virtual environment where we can install Flask.
- [Narrator] Welcome back to Learning Flask.…In the last video, we installed a database.…In this video, we'll install Flask.…We'll use virtualenv to install Flask.…Virtualenv is a tool that creates isolated…Python development environments on your computer.…So why is this useful?…Say you see a Python library that you want to try out.…If you installed this library systemwide,…you run the risk of messing up other libraries…you've installed.…Instead, you can use virtualenv to first create…an isolated environment and then safely install…the library inside this environment…without affecting the rest of your computer.…
You can then keep this virtual environment around…for more development work or simply delete it…when you're finished trying it out.…Either way, your system remains organized…and clutter-free.…To install virtualenv, type pip install virtualenv.…I already have virtualenv installed,…so that's why it's returning this output.…If you get an error here, it's likely…that pip is not installed on your computer.…So to install pip, go to this website…
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