The Portable Programming Environment
Movable Python has the potential to affect your programming life even more than Microsoft's embrace. Yes, it's that important.
Zope on a rope! Movable Python allows me to carry Zope3.2 and my development environment everywhere I go. It's a great product, I love it.
-- Kevin Smith
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Movable Python is open source. Download it from:
Python on a Stick
Movable Python is a distribution of Python for Windows that doesn't need to be installed. It easily fits onto a USB memory stick or flash drive. Python on a stick.
It includes an IDE and many common Python extensions, to make Movable Python a portable Build, Test, and Run environment. It has a nice GUI to launch programs and control its behaviour.
Movable Python is useful in the following situations:
For more examples of how you can use Movable Python, see the Use Cases page.
Movable Python can be used to launch scripts with several different interpreters from a single interface. It can detect an installed version of Python and you can switch between that and any Movpy interpreters you may have, including passing command line arguments and configuring Movpy .
As well as launching Python scripts, you can use Movable Python as a graphical front end to any program. You may never need to use the command line again.
For instructions on how to use Movable Python, you might want to visit The Reference Manual.
Oh, and by the way, it's Movable Python, not Moveable Python.