virtualenvwrapper is a set of extensions to Ian Bicking's `virtualenv
<http://pypi.python.org/pypi/virtualenv>`_ tool. The extensions include
wrappers for creating and deleting virtual environments and otherwise
managing your development workflow, making it easier to work on more
than one project at a time without introducing conflicts in their
1. Organizes all of your virtual environments in one place.
2. Wrappers for creating and deleting environments, including
3. Use a single command to switch between environments.
4. Tab completion for commands that take a virtual environment as
Rich Leland has created a short `screencast
showing off the features of virtualenvwrapper.
1. Create a directory to hold all of the virtual environments. The default is
2. Add two lines to your .bashrc to set the location where the virtual environments should
live and the location of the script installed with this package::
3. Run: ``source ~/.bashrc``
4. Run: ``workon``
5. A list of environments, empty, is printed.
6. Run: ``mkvirtualenv temp``
7. A new environment, ``temp`` is created and activated.
8. Run: ``workon``
9. This time, the ``temp`` environment is included.
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