This post provides a step-by-step guide with a list of commands on how to install pyenv on macOS using Homebrew.
What is pyenv?
“pyenv is a simple python version management solution. pyenv lets you easily switch between multiple versions of Python. It’s simple, unobtrusive, and follows the UNIX tradition of single-purpose tools that do one thing well.” ~ Github.com
What is Homebrew?
Homebrew is a free and open-source software package management system that simplifies the installation of software on Apple’s macOS operating system. It is known as the missing package manager for macOS.
The following is the single command required to install pyenv on macOS using Homebrew.
$ brew install pyenv
This section provides a quick set of commands on how to install pyenv on macOS using Homebrew. It is assumed that Homebrew is already installed. If not, please follow this link.
$ brew update # Fetch latest version of homebrew and formula. $ brew search pyenv # Searches all known formulae for a partial or exact match. $ brew info pyenv # Displays information about the given formulae. $ brew install pyenv # Install the given formulae. $ brew cleanup # Remove any older versions from the cellar.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed pyenv on macOS making use of Homebrew. Follow me on any of the different social media platforms and feel free to leave comments.