Monday, April 27, 2020

python -m pip install Scrapy - error: command 'cl.exe' failed: No such file or directory

While Installing Scrapy library in windows in case if you receive "Command 'cl.exe' failed" error means the system doesn't have Microsoft C Compiler or Environment path not set properly.

To Fix this error try installing Desktop Development with C++ from Visual Studio Installer.  After installing it try running this command in windows Command prompt python -m pip install Scrapy

Sunday, April 26, 2020

HowTo update PIP

Sometime we need to upgrade PIP in our machine. to upgrade use this command python -m pip install --upgrade pip in the windows command prompt.

pip install matplotlib - SyntaxError: invalid syntax

When we are trying to install mapplotlib using PiP command into the python interactive prompt then it will throw invalid syntax error. To Over come this issue try running this command windows command prompt "python -m pip install matplotlib" Note: before running this command install python in the machine.

Python 3.8.2 (tags/v3.8.2:7b3ab59, Feb 25 2020, 22:45:29) [MSC v.1916 32 bit (Intel)] on win32
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> pip install matplotlib
  File "", line 1
    pip install matplotlib
SyntaxError: invalid syntax