Installing and Hello, World!ΒΆ

Release versions are posted on the GitHub looper releases page. You can install the latest release directly from GitHub using pip:

pip install --user https://github.com/epigen/looper/zipball/master

Update looper with:

pip install --user --upgrade https://github.com/epigen/looper/zipball/master

To put the looper executable in your $PATH, add the following line to your .bashrc or .profile:

export PATH=~/.local/bin:$PATH

Now, to test looper, follow the commands in the Hello, Looper! example repository. Details are located in the README file; Briefly, just run these 5 lines of code and you’re running your first looper project!

# Install the latest version of looper:
pip install --user https://github.com/epigen/looper/zipball/master

# download and unzip this repository
wget https://github.com/databio/hello_looper/archive/master.zip
unzip master.zip

# Run it:
cd hello_looper-master
looper run project_config.yaml

Hint

If the looper executable isn’t in your path, add it with export PATH=~/.local/bin:$PATH – check out the FAQ.

Now just read the explanation in the Hello, Looper! example repository to understand what you’ve accomplished.