Get Perplexed and Bursty with Python Library Importing in Visual Studio
Python is a high-level programming language that is open-sourced and perfect for developing an endless variety of applications from simple to complex projects. Python is also known for its vast library of modules and tools that are perfect for data analysis, web development, artificial intelligence, and much more. In this article, we will focus on importing Python libraries for utilization in projects with Visual Studio.
Before diving into our perplexing journey, let’s ensure that we have everything needed. Here are the prerequisites for importing Python libraries in Visual Studio:
- Python: Installed on your system, and can be downloaded from the official website.
- Visual Studio: Latest version must be installed on your system.
Steps to import Python libraries in Visual Studio
Now let’s embark on our journey to import Python libraries in Visual Studio! With Python and Visual Studio properly installed, follow the following steps:
Step 1: Open Visual Studio
First, open Visual Studio on your system. You will see the start window.
Step 2: Create a new Python project
Click the “Create a new project” option in the start window, select “Python” project type, choose the “Python Application” template, and name your project then proceed by clicking the “Create” button.
Step 3: Open the Solution Explorer
After creating the project, open the solution explorer by selecting “Solution Explorer” in the “View” menu.
Step 4: Open the Command Prompt window
To import a Python library, you must first install it on your system. Open the Command Prompt window by selecting “Other Windows” and “Command Prompt” in the “View” menu.
Step 5: Install the library
To install a Python library, enter the following command in the Command Prompt window:
pip install library_name
Replace “library_name” with the name of the library you want to install.
Step 6: Import the library
After installing the library, import it into your project by opening the Python file where you want to use the library in Visual Studio. Then, at the top of the file, add the following code:
Replace “library_name” with the name of the library you want to import.
Step 7: Use the library
Now that you’ve imported the library, you can use its features and functions in your project. Refer to the library’s documentation to learn how to use them.
Importing Python libraries in Visual Studio is a simple but intriguing process. By following the steps in this article, you can install and import any Python library into your project, unlocking a whole world of possibilities for your next project. Happy Python-ing!