Painless way to install NumPy & Co. on OSX

Dec 1, 2014

When working with scientific data, NumPy, SciPy etc. are often used. They can be quite a pain in the ass to setup: many dependencies, some modules have to be compiled (which sometimes works…), so often PIP does not work out of the box. Also, the Apple Developer Command Line Tools have to be installed for this to use the compilers. The very simple solution to this is Anaconda , a Python distribution containing almost anything would ever want: NumPy , Skikit-Learn , and also file format libraries like H5Py . ...