Python and microcontrollers

There have been various attempts to port Python on microcontrollers. The power of interpreted language cannot be kept in darkness.

Projects like Pymite, WiPy, micropython have demonstrated the concept on real microcontrollers. Among the mentioned projects micropython offers port for most affordable hardware, esp8266.

The esp8266 family can be programmed in lua, AT, C as well. In fact, Python implementation is under rapid development.

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Virtaulenv configuration

Introduction

It creates a virtual environment to isolate the working copy of the python which allow us to work on the specific project without affecting the system other projects. It helps in working on different version of the packages without affecting the other version. For example you can work on the python2.6 with isolated enviroment with python2.7 on your OS.

Version The latest version of the virtualenv 1.11.6 release on 16 May 14

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