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How to Install Peewee on MacOS using Python3?

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  • Last Updated : 31 Jan, 2022

Peewee is a small and straightforward ORM. It features a limited number of (yet expressive) concepts, making it simple to learn and use. It supports Python version 2.7+ and above that supports sqlite, mysql, postgresql, cockroachdb with plenty of extensions.

Installing Py-Peewee on MacOS

Method 1: Using pip to install Py-Peewee Package

Follow the below steps to install the Py-Peewee package on macOS using pip:

Step 1: Install the current version of Python3 in macOS. 

Step 2: Check if pip3 and python3 are correctly installed in your system using the following commands:

python3 –version

pip3 –version

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Step 3: Upgrade pip3 to avoid errors occurring during the installation process.

pip3 install –upgrade pip

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Step 4: Enter the following command to install Py-Peewee using pip3.

pip3 install peewee

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Method 2: Using setup.py to install Py-Peewee

Follow the below steps to install the Py-Peewee package on macOS using the setup.py file:

Step 1: Download the latest or current source package of Py-Peewee for python3 from here.

curl https://files.pythonhosted.org/packages/bc/02/7ad123e327bf339274f3ba407e747f23337c270bb25b94d7cc07fb0f52fc/peewee-3.14.8.tar.gz > peewee.tar.gz

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Step 2: Extract the downloaded Py-Peewee package using the following command:

tar -xzvf peewee.tar.gz

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Step 3: Go inside the peewee-3.14.8 folder and enter the following command to install the package.

cd peewee-3.14.8

python3 setup.py install

Note: You must require developer tools for XCode MacOS installed in your computer system.

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Verifying Py-Peewee installation on macOS

Use the following import in your Python terminal to verify if the Py-Peewee installation has been done properly or not:

import peewee

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If we do not get any error while importing the module then is not installed properly.

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