This article just shows you how to install PythonOnWheels and to run the "hello PythonOnWheel's world" app. If you are interested in developing a real sample app with PythonOnWheels go to the documentation where we will develop a sample todo app in 3 simple steps.
Getting started path:
pip install -U pythononwheels
starting the server for the first time... [<3 Minutes read]
After installing you should have the generate_app script available.This installs the PythonOnWheels Application with the given name (-n) inthe given path (-p)
generate_app -n todo -p <path>
We now have a a PythonOnWheels application, named todo in the given <path>.
pip doesn't modify the system PATH variable. The <python directory>\Scripts directory, where scripts are installed by default, is normally added to PATH by the Python installer during installation. If for whatever reason this is not the case on your system you can add this manually.
Switch to a directory before our app dir and create a virtualenv:
Then cd into the todo directory, activate the virtualenv and install the requirements with
pip install -r requirements.txt
Make sure that the directory "above" your chosen <path>
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Check the next steps below.