Install Tornado on Windows 7

Please see my prior post on how to Setup virtualenv on Windows.

Open PowerShell, then enter the following commands:

cd C:\Python27


.\Scripts\easy_install.exe pip

pip.exe install tornado -E .\env_tornado


If you want to install in the global site packages, then skip pip above and use:

.\Scripts\easy_install.exe tornado

That’s it. Time to start writing code.


Setup virtualenv on Windows

I’m going to assume you have Python 2.7 correctly installed on Windows at C:\Python27. These instructions are applicable to Windows XP and Windows 7.


Open Windows PowerShell, then enter:

cd C:\Python27

.\Scripts\virtualenv.exe –no-site-packages env_tornado

And now to activate the new environment:


The new virtual environment is now setup and ready for use