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Installing Python Packages – Part II

See part I in this series to learn how to Import Python packages.

Syntax to install a package

You can use the following syntax to install a package using ‘pip’.

`!pip install package_name`

For example:

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After installation, you can see a success message in the last line. This means the package can now be imported and used in your code.

Version of the package

PyPI lets the developer submit any number of versions of the package. It holds a record for each combination of package name and version submitted in the repository.

Using a different version of the Python package

If you want to use a different version of the package, you can install that using the following command.

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Check for the version of the package

You can use the following syntax to check for the version of the package.

`package_name.__version__`

You can check for the version of the ‘backtrader’ package as follows.

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