Using and Mastering Cookiecutter Transcripts
Chapter: System setup and installing Cookiecutter
Lecture: Linux setup
0:01 Hello my Linux friends. Let's talk about what you've got to set up
0:04 on your machine to do this class, in the same way that I am at least.
0:08 You'll see that you actually already have Python and Python 3
0:11 installed in Linux if you're using something like Ubuntu,
0:15 so that's pretty awesome, I'll show you where to go
0:17 to get it if you don't happen to have it.
0:20 And, I'll show you how to install PyCharm, it works wonderfully on Linux
0:23 but it's a little bit of a pain to set up so I'll walk you through that.
0:27 So, here we are over in Ubuntu 15, brand new fresh version
0:32 I literally just downloaded it, and we're on the PyCharm page,
0:36 so we can go and download PyCharm,
0:39 you'll see there is actually two versions,
0:41 there is a professional and a community edition,
0:44 we're going to download the professional edition,
0:46 you can get a 30 day free trial and if you pay for it like I do,
0:49 then obviously you could have it forever.
0:52 The main difference between the community and professional edition,
0:55 the community edition is always free, is the community edition does
0:58 a whole bunch of cool Python stuff, but doesn't do web or database work,
1:02 the professional edition does in addition to standard Python things,
1:05 web frameworks, TypeScript, database, designer type things.
1:10 So for this course, you can totally get by with community
1:13 but for professional work, well, maybe a professional is the thing to go with.
1:17 Some of the other editors you might choose,
1:20 if for some reason you don't want to use PyCharm, is you could use Atom,
1:24 this is a really great editor from GitHub, I really like it,
1:27 and the video is hilarious so check out the video just for a laugh.
1:30 Sublime Text is very popular and of course you can use Emacs or Vim
1:34 that a lot of people are using.
1:36 As I said, Ubuntu comes with Python 2 and 3 but for some reason
1:39 if you need to download it, just come over here,
1:41 python.org, grab the latest version,
1:44 it will automatically find the right thing for your operating system,
1:47 you could also install it with aptitude, you can do things like
1:50 apt-get install python3-dev there is a couple of packages that you can install.
1:55 So first, let's verify that I actually do have Python installed, Python 3,
1:59 so I can come over here and say python3 --version and we have 3.4.3 plus,
2:05 which makes it even better than 3.4.3, awesome,
2:08 and then we have PyCharm, we're going to go download it now,
2:12 it's kind of big so I actually already downloaded it,
2:15 go over here to my downloads folder, and we have the tarball right here,
2:18 so we need to decompress this and copy it somewhere else,
2:22 so I come over here, right click and say extract here,
2:25 and it will extract it out, now it has the version name here, let's find,
2:30 let's make a new location and let's just put it in my home
2:34 I like to create a folder called bin in my home and then in here
2:38 I'll make a folder called PyCharm and within PyCharm I'll put PyCharm 5.0.4.
2:43 Now if you open it up you see there is nothing to run right away
2:47 but there is a bin folder within there and what we want to do is
2:51 we want to run this script, so I could double click it
2:54 and it will just open in gedit, not the best,
2:56 so I am going to come over here and just drop it, into my terminal, and run it.
3:01 Now, it turns out there is a problem, PyCharm is built on the IntelliJ platform,
3:06 the IDE platform, and that platform is Java based,
3:10 so we need to install Java before we can carry on.
3:13 So on Ubuntu, we'll just use apt get so we'll say sudo
3:18 for running super user, sudo apt-get install openjdk-8-jdk
3:22 And I'll put in my password, I'll wait for a moment,
3:26 it says are you sure you want to do this, it might take a moment, 171 MB it's fine, go.
3:37 Excellent, well, that took a minute, but now we have Java installed,
3:41 let's try to run that again, PyCharm shell, now it's running,
3:46 you can see it says do you want to import previous versions,
3:48 well no, this is a brand new machine so no, not really.
3:51 Now normally I would just login with my JetBrains account but for now,
3:54 I'll just evaluate it for free, which you guys should be able to do for this class.
4:01 When PyCharm first opens, it asks us what keyboard map
4:05 and Visual Theme we would like, I am going to leave the keyboard map alone,
4:09 but I like my code, my IDEs and Windows and stuff to be dark, not bright,
4:16 so dark background, light code,
4:19 so I am going to pick the Dracula theme for both,
4:22 the code colors as well as IDE theme and we'll say ok,
4:26 and you can't make this change unless you restart so yes, let's let it restart.
4:33 Excellent, my PyCharm is running, it's nice and dark with its Dracula theme
4:36 now the one other thing I'd like to do is notice it's over here,
4:40 and I'd kind of like to not be running this shell script anymore,
4:44 straight from the terminal, so let's run it one more time,
4:47 notice it's gone from the launcher.
4:49 Now, it's up and running, I can lock it to the launcher,
4:52 and now this way, when it's gone, I want to launch it again,
4:56 I can just come over here and launch it straight out of the launcher.
4:59 Congratulations, you have PyCharm working on Ubuntu.
5:02 Time to head on over and build your first app, and have a great time doing it.