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Set up VSCode as your python IDE

This is the standard way to run this control interface.

  1. Install Python 3
    • On Ubuntu 18.04 and later: Python 3 is already installed
    • On Windows: Use Anaconda
  2. Make a new python virtual environment (call it “ctrl_p”)
    • On Ubuntu: use venv sudo apt-get install python3-venv
    • On Windows: do this inside Anaconda (instructions)
  3. Clone the python interface code (you can put it anywhere you want)
  4. Install VSCode
  5. Configure VSCode
  6. Install python package dependencies
    • pip install [PACKAGE]
    • all dependencies for this project are listed in the setup page