Blaze can be most easily installed from conda
$ conda install blaze
More up-to-date builds are available on the
blaze anaconda channel:
conda install -c blaze blaze
Blaze may also be installed using
pip install blaze --upgrade or pip install git+https://github.com/blaze/blaze --upgrade
If you are interested in the development version of Blaze you can obtain the source from Github.
$ git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:blaze/blaze.git
Anaconda can be downloaded for all platforms here: http://continuum.io/anaconda.html .
To build project from source:
$ python setup.py install
To build documentation on a unix-based system:
$ cd docs $ make docs
To run tests:
$ py.test --doctest-modules --pyargs blaze
Blaze depends on NumPy, Pandas, and a few pure-python libraries. It should be easy to install on any Numeric Python setup.
Blaze can help you use a variety of other libraries like
h5py. If these are installed then Blaze will use them. Some of these are
non-trivial to install. We recommend installation throgh