Django - Create Virtual Environment
It is suggested to have a dedicated virtual environment for each Django project, and one way to manage a virtual environment is venv, which is included in Python.
The name of the virtual environment is your choice, in this tutorial we will call it
Type the following in the command prompt, remember to navigate to where you want to create your project:
py -m venv myworld
python -m venv myworld
This will set up a virtual environment, and create a folder named "myworld" with subfolders and files, like this:
Then you have to activate the environment, by typing this command:
Once the environment is activated, you will see this result in the command prompt:
(myworld) C:\Users\Your Name>
(myworld) ... $
Note: You must activate the virtual environment every time you open the command prompt to work on your project.
In the next chapter you will finally learn how to install Django!