Install Python On Mac Catalina

  1. Install Python On Mac Catalina Download
  2. How To Install Python 3 On Mac Catalina
  3. Install Python On Mac Catalina Operating System
  4. Install Python 2.7 Mac Catalina

Maria Campbell provides a post on installing the latest version of Python on Mac OS Catalina and overriding the old default pre-installed version. And it even uses Homebrew and not some gnarly steps.

Install python on mac catalina

I finally did it. I successfully installed Python version 3.7.7 via Homebrew on my Maclaptop with OS Catalinainstalled.

Install python on mac catalina operating system

For those of you that still might be trying to figure out how to do this, I will walk you through.

Install Python 3.7. Mac OS X comes with Python 2.7. We will need Python 3 for our developement tools. Viisit python.org and download Python 3.7 64 bit for mac os x. Once the download is complete open the package to install Python. Follow the instructions in the installer to complete the installation. Install NodeMCU ESP32 Serial Driver. If you are just getting started with Python development on a macOS, do the necessary configurations to make sure you're using the right version of Python from the start. Installing Python 3, with or without Homebrew, and using alias will let you start coding, but it's not a good strategy for the long run.

Install Python On Mac Catalina Download

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How To Install Python 3 On Mac Catalina

The reason why I was eager to make sure that I had the latest version installed was because I am working on publishing (open-source) teaching-related documentation on Read The Docs, and I need to have Python installed in order to be able to install the programs necessary to publish there.

Install Python On Mac Catalina Operating System

The default 2.7.17 version of Python was retired this past January 2020. I had tried back then to replace it with Python 3+, but was unsuccessful at the time.

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Install Python 2.7 Mac Catalina

They key appears to be also adding the following at the bottom of the .zshrc file to update the path to the newly installed version of Python via Homebrew:

Install

See all the steps in the blog post here and podcast here.