Conda environment 101

Sophia Yang, Ph.D.
3 min readMay 8, 2019

Conda is an open source package management and environment management tool for Python and other languages. Whenever you use Python, you will be working in a Python environment, which contains the specific Python version you are running on and various Python packages with specific package versions and specifications.

If you use Anaconda or Miniconda, you can easily use Conda to manage your Python environment. To see which…