2. Installing Spyder (optional)

phenopype behaves like most Python packages, and thus can be run from any Python shell. However, if you plan on using the tool in an interactive fashion, i.e., run single lines of code from your script rather than running an entire scripts, like R in RStudio, I highly recommend the installation of Spyder, a scientific programming environment for Python.

Spyder IDE

Install the latest version of Spyder with conda/mamba:

conda activate <NAME>                           # <NAME> == chosen name, e.g. "pp-env"
mamba install spyder -c conda-forge     # conda-forge channels contains latest Spyder builds

After successful installation, start Spyder to run your scripts: