First download and install the software Anaconda (version 3.x) from:

Then install the program via the program call pip that comes with Anaconda.   (Pip installs python programs that don’t come standard with python.)   Do this by entering the following in a command prompt window.

pip install stackups

Anaconda provides various choices of programs that will work with

  • python  (the basic way to interactively run python programs)
  • ipython (python, but enhanced for better user interactivity)
  • jupyter qtconsole (a step up from previous… runs ipython in a GUI)
  • jupyter notebook  (good for creating presentations.  One can combine markdown text with ipython)
  • spyder (a program editor combined with ipython)

Enter any of these program names into a command prompt window to run.   (jupyter qtconsole is recommended)