This Python Bloomberg API installation guide will show you how to install the Python Bloomberg API on your computer.
The Python Bloomberg API is a wrapper around the C++ Bloomberg API. It allows you to access Bloomberg data through Python code.
The Python Bloomberg API is compatible with Python 2.7 and 3.3+.
Before you begin, you will need to have the Python interpreter installed on your computer. You can download the Python interpreter from the Python website.
Once you have the Python interpreter installed, you can download the Python Bloomberg API from the Python Package Index (PyPI).
To install the Python Bloomberg API, simply type the following command into your terminal:
pip install blpapi
You may need to prefix this command with sudo if you are using a Unix-based operating system.
Once the Python Bloomberg API is installed, you can test it by running the following Python code:
If there are no errors, then the Python Bloomberg API is installed and working correctly.
You can find more information about the Python Bloomberg API in the API documentation.