Figuring out what dependencies are needed
breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Dec 11 14:25:50 CET 2013
On 11/12/2013 12:44, sal at nearlocal.com wrote:
> I'm a Python beginner. I want to use it for stats work, so I downloaded Anaconda which has several of the popular libraries already packaged for Mac OS X.
> Now I'd like to use the backtesting package from zipline (zipline.io), but while running the test script in iPython, I receive the following error:
> AssertionError Traceback (most recent call last)
> <ipython-input-6-f921351f78e2> in <module>()
> ----> 1 data = load_from_yahoo()
> 2 dma = DualMovingAverage()
> 3 results = dma.run(data)
> 1) I assume that I'm missing some packages that aren't included in Anaconda, but how do I know which ones to upload?
> 2) Often I'll just unzip a library file and put the main folder in the iPython folder, but I notice there's usually a setup.py file in the main library folder. I've been ignoring this. Should I be using it?
https://pypi.python.org/pypi/z3c.dependencychecker and probably others.
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