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Just updating something that confused me.

Installation Guidelines: Windows - Developer (Installer)

If you are a Developer running Windows and wishing to install Python & all dependent libraries manually then this is the right page for you.

This installer allows for quick installation of Python and all required dependencies required.

It is designed for use by Developers.


  • Python-2.7.2.msi
  • lxml-2.3.win32-py2.7.exe
  • Shapely-1.2.13.win32-py2.7.exe
  • pywin32-216.win32-py2.7.exe
  • xlrd-0.7.1.win32.exe
  • xlwt-0.7.2.win32.exe
  • PIL-1.1.7.win32-py2.7.exe
  • matplotlib-1.1.0.win32-py2.7.exe
  • numpy-1.6.1-win32-superpack-python2.7.exe
  • reportlab-2.5.win32-py2.7.exe
  • pyserial-2.5.win32.exe
  • ipython-0.12.win32-setup.exe
  • dateutil-1.5.tar.gz
  • tweepy-1.8.tar.gz
  • web2py 1.99.7 (2012-04-06 09:12:48)
  • eden 6b2cc5b (2012-04-22 17:05:51)


Usage Guidelines

Note: This will reuse any pre-installed Python-2.7 environment Note: You do not need to do this if you used the installer.exe file unless you a) wish to update your eden version to the latest change, or b), if you did not use the installer.exe file.

  • Install Git and set up an account on GitHub:
  • Fork your own copy of Eden:
  • Update your local repo:
    cd web2py\applications\eden
    git pull
  • Modify the source for this version, by editing eden\.git\config
    url =
  • Add trunk as the upstream:
    git remote add upstream git://
  • copy private/templates/ to /models and set FINISHED_EDITING_CONFIG_FILE = True


Start Eden

If you just want to test your installation of Eden, without Eclipse, you can start web2py from the command line:

cd web2py

Then you can go open in your internet browser to run Sahana Eden.

Install Eclipse

If you want a graphical debugger to set breakpoints & step through code then it is recommended to install Eclipse:

Developer Guidelines

Now, see how to put your installation to work:

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