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Installing Wing Pro for PyCamp

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Using your PyCamp discount code, "purchase" a Wing Pro Single OS/Single Developer license code.

You must complete the PyCamp Python Installation Procedure prior to attempting the procedure on this page.

You must be connected to the Internet in order to complete this procedure.

Contents

OSX
Windows
Linux

Installing Wing Pro on OSX

If you have not already installed the Xcode disc which came with your OSX, you should do so before performing any of the rest of this procedure.

  1. Download the Wing Pro Disk Image for OSX.
  2. Double click on the disk image to open and mount it. The Finder window opens on the disk image.
  3. Double click on the README.txt in the disk image folder to open the instructions in your default text editor. Follow those instructions.
  4. Use the Wing IDE Users Mailing List for support with installation and use problems. Wingware support is the best support of any software in the world. Questions to Wingware support are answered promptly and completely.
  5. See the Wing IDE Quick Start Guide for instructions to get started with the Wing Pro Integrated Development Environment including the Wing IDE Tutorial.

Installing Wing Pro on Windows

Note: your instructor has not tested this procedure on Windows 7. Windows 7 is known to make a lot of non-Microsoft product installers blow up. You have been warned. As they say, untested code is broken code.

  1. Download the Wing Installer for Windows.
  2. Double click on the installer.
  3. Accept the license agreement and click Next.
  4. Accept the default installation location by clicking Next.
  5. Accept the default Start Menu Folder by clicking Next.
  6. Click Install.
  7. The installation occurs in less than a minute. When the Completing the Wing IDE Setup Wizard dialog appears, click Finish.
  8. Use the Wing IDE Users Mailing List for support with installation and use problems. Wingware support is the best support of any software in the world. Questions to Wingware support are answered promptly and completely.
  9. See the Wing IDE Quick Start Guide for instructions to get started with the Wing Pro Integrated Development Environment including the Wing IDE Tutorial.

Installing Wing Pro on Linux

Pick the method by which you installed Python 2.6:
My Linux came with Python 2.6 installed
I got Python 2.6 from my Linux repository
I compiled Python 2.6 from source code

Installing Wing Pro on a Built-in Python 2.6

  1. Download the Wing Pro Linux Tarball to your home directory: cd ~; wget http://wingware.com/pub/wingide/3.2.9/wingide-3.2.9-1-i386-linux.tar.gz.
  2. Decompress the file: tar -xzvf wingide-3.2.9-1-i386-linux.tar.gz.
  3. Change into the directory for the Wing installer script: cd wingide-3.2.9-1-i386-linux.
  4. Run the installer script with your built in Python: sudo python wing-install.py. Give your password when asked. Your login account must be authorized in the /etc/sudoers file.
  5. When asked "Where do you want to install the support files for Wing IDE (default = /usr/local/lib/wingide3.2)?", accept the default by pressing the enter key.
  6. When asked "/usr/local/lib/wingide3.2 does not exist, create it (y/N)?", answer by entering y.
  7. When asked "Where do you want to install links to the Wing IDE startup scripts (default = /usr/local/bin)?", accept the default by pressing the enter key.
  8. The installation script will take less than one minute. You may then start Wing Pro by entering wing3.2.

Installing Wing Pro on a Python 2.6 Installed from a Linux Distribution Repository

  1. Download the Wing Pro Linux Tarball to your home directory: cd ~; wget http://wingware.com/pub/wingide/3.2.9/wingide-3.2.9-1-i386-linux.tar.gz.
  2. Decompress the file: tar -xzvf wingide-3.2.9-1-i386-linux.tar.gz.
  3. Change into the directory for the Wing installer script: cd wingide-3.2.9-1-i386-linux.
  4. Run the installer script with the Python 2.6 installed from your repository: sudo python2.6 wing-install.py. Give your password when asked. Your login account must be authorized in the /etc/sudoers file.
  5. When asked "Where do you want to install the support files for Wing IDE (default = /usr/local/lib/wingide3.2)?", accept the default by pressing the enter key.
  6. When asked "/usr/local/lib/wingide3.2 does not exist, create it (y/N)?", answer by entering y.
  7. When asked "Where do you want to install links to the Wing IDE startup scripts (default = /usr/local/bin)?", accept the default by pressing the enter key.
  8. The installation script will take less than one minute. You may then start Wing Pro by entering wing3.2.

Installing Wing Pro on a Python 2.6 Installed From Scratch

  1. Download the Wing Pro Linux Tarball to your home directory: cd ~; wget http://wingware.com/pub/wingide/3.2.9/wingide-3.2.9-1-i386-linux.tar.gz.
  2. Decompress the file: tar -xzvf wingide-3.2.9-1-i386-linux.tar.gz.
  3. Change into the directory for the Wing installer script: cd wingide-3.2.9-1-i386-linux.
  4. Run the installer script with your Python built from scratch: sudo /opt/python26/bin/python wing-install.py. Give your password when asked. Your login account must be authorized in the /etc/sudoers file.
  5. When asked "Where do you want to install the support files for Wing IDE (default = /usr/local/lib/wingide3.2)?", enter /opt/python26/lib/wingide3.2.
  6. When asked "/opt/python26/lib/wingide3.2 does not exist, create it (y/N)?", answer by entering y.
  7. When asked "Where do you want to install links to the Wing IDE startup scripts (default = /usr/local/bin)?", enter /opt/python26/bin.
  8. The installation script will take less than one minute. You may then start Wing Pro by entering /opt/python26/bin/wing3.2.