Set up your Square SDK for a Python Project

Learn the basic steps to set up the Square SDK for a Python project.

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Start a new project

If you're new to developing Square integrations using the Square Python SDK, try the Quickstart. It provides step-by-step instructions to explore your first project.

The Square Python SDK is packaged as a Python module. You can install it using the pip utility or by using Setuptools.

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You can quickly install the Square Python SDK as follows:

pip install squareup
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As an alternative to pip, you can use Setuptools to install the Square Python SDK. To do this, download or clone the SDK from GitHub, and then run the following command:

python install --user
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