See the previous installment in this series here.
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.
backtrader‘ package also has different versions available. You can check for them here: https://pypi.org/project/backtrader/184.108.40.206/#history
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.
Let us install the 220.127.116.11 version of the ‘backtrader’ package.
# Install a specific version of the package
!pip install backtrader==18.104.22.168
Check for the version of the package
You can use the following syntax to check for the version of the package.
But first, you need to import the package. You can check for the version of the ‘backtrader’ package as follows.
# Import the package
# Check the version of the package
Stay tuned for the next installment, in which the authors will discuss
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