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zipline download

I am attempting to download the zipline module so I can import it to python and code offline.

I downloaded the zip file from Github, and used pip install to attempt to install the module. However, its not working. The error message says it cannot find a few files, but I downloaded the entire zip. Is there something I am missing?

Has anyone else experienced this and/or been able to solve it?

Thanks

2 responses

Hey, you can actually tell pip to install right from a remote git repo. You can install zipline from source by running:

$ pip install numpy
$ pip install cython
$ pip install git+https://github.com/quantopian/zipline.git

Hopefully this helps!

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but even if you get there, most examples didn't work for me outside quantopian:
https://github.com/quantopian/zipline/issues/663
On my side, I just want to develop/debug outside quantopian and then run it in quantopian....