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1.3 Setting Up the Environment

Before jumping into writing code, we need to get a few things set up. In this lesson, I'll show you how to create a Python virtual environment to make it easy to install packages for your app without overwriting any global packages. You'll then learn how to activate the virtual environment and download the two primary packages we'll need in this course: Flask and Markdown.