[Fixed]-Does Django have a Windows 7 Installer? I couldn't find one and theres little mention of Windows



  1. Download and install Python 2.7.1 for Windows:
  2. Download Django package and unpack:
    (you need a tool like 7Zip to unpack the tar archive, Windows can’t deal with it)
  3. Open terminal and setup.py from the folder where Django has been upacked:
    C:\download\Django-1.2.5> c:\Python27\python.exe setup.py install
  4. Go and start working through the tutorial.

Note: You’ll find the django scripts in the site-packages folder in your Python installation folder: C:\Python27\Lib\site-packages\django\bin



Alternatively you could use the BitNami DjangoStack (disclaimer: I’m a BitNami developer). The stack already includes Python, Django and you can also select to install MySQL and/or PostgreSQL. It is a free installer that in a few click allows you to have your environment for developing Django applications ready. It is self-contained and install all the dependencies you need and the more common python modules. Also it will not interfere with your current environment.


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