Are These the easiest instructions to get a full integrated Python development for data science and quant trading research?
Geez. After my recent horror of R, I decided to (YET AGAIN) give Python a chanceso here we go so far so good. Follow these instructions which help with minimal efforts:
I got the best development Python environment with Anaconda with Ipython. I followed these instructions for Window 8.1
Download Anaconda which includes all dependencies you need at:
This includes a launcher for Spyder 2 which is the best IDE for data science which seems to include numpy and pandas which are popular Python modules for data science. I was able to confirm all modules included by running with my Spyder Ipython console at:
installed_packages = pip.get_installed_distributions()
installed_packages_list = sorted(["%s==%s" % (i.key, i.version)
for i in installed_packages])
From there wanted to intall modules for Quandl and my MYSQL so
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