malatesh malatesh - 10 months ago 76
Python Question

what is pip in python

I am beginner in python, trying to install module I know to install module from but some modules needs to use pip to install. I don't know what is pip ?

I have installed

Python 3.4.1
in windows desktop, I am trying to install module from
it shows
pip install rlextra -i

I don't have pip

C:\Python34>pip install rlextra -i
'pip' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.

Please advice

Edit: This questoin not about how to install pip instead why you need pip ?


Answer Source

The pip command is a tool for installing and managing Python packages, such as those found in the Python Package Index.

It's a replacement for easy_install.

Using PIP, You can install the module. It will install the dependency also.