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Create New Project: Select Project Type

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Use this dialog box to create empty projects or generate project stubs for developing Web applications. PyCharm generates project stubs based on the following templates:

The left-hand pane of the dialog box shows a list of project types for which stubs can be generated.

The contents of the right-hand pane depend on the selected project type:

Project Type Pane

  • Empty Project: choose this option to get just a project folder without any contents. Specify the path to the project folder in the Location text box and click OK.
  • HTML5 Boilerplate: choose this option to have the project structure set up and some sources generated based on the HTML5 Boilerplate template. See for a description of the fields in the right-hand pane.
  • Web Starter Kit: choose this option to have the project structure set up and some sources generated in accordance with the Web Starter Kit requirements. See for a description of the fields in the right-hand pane.
  • React Starter Kit: choose this option to have the project structure set up and some sources generated according to the React requirements.
  • Twitter Bootstrap: choose this option to have the project structure set up and some sources generated based on the Twitter Bootstrap template. See for a description of the fields in the right-hand pane.
  • Foundation: choose this option to have the project structure set up and some sources generated based on the Foundation framework template. See for a description of the fields in the right-hand pane.
  • AngularJS: choose this option to have the project structure set up and some sources generated based on the AngularJS framework template.
  • Dart Web Application: choose this option to have the project structure set up and some sources generated for a Dart application.
  • Node.js Express App: choose this option to have the project structure set up and some project sources generated based on the Express framework. See for a description of the fields in the right-hand pane.
    The option is available only if the Node.js plugin is installed and enabled.
  • PhoneGap/Cordova App: choose this option to have the project structure set up and some sources generated based on the PhoneGap, Apache Cordova, and Ionic frameworks. See for a description of the fields in the right-hand pane.
  • Meteor App: choose this option to have the project structure set up and some sources generated based on the Meteor frameworks. See for a description of the fields in the right-hand pane.
ItemDescription
Location In this text box, specify the path to the project folder where the project-related files will be stored.
Project type Select the desired type of the new project from the drop-down list. The subsequent steps after clicking OK depend on the chosen project type:
  • Empty Project: choose this option to get just a project folder without any contents. Specify the path to the project folder in the Location text box and click OK.
  • HTML5 Boilerplate: choose this option to have the project structure set up and some sources generated based on the HTML5 Boilerplate template. See for a description of the fields in the right-hand pane.
  • Web Starter Kit: choose this option to have the project structure set up and some sources generated in accordance with the Web Starter Kit requirements. See for a description of the fields in the right-hand pane.
  • React Starter Kit: choose this option to have the project structure set up and some sources generated according to the React requirements.
  • Twitter Bootstrap: choose this option to have the project structure set up and some sources generated based on the Twitter Bootstrap template. See for a description of the fields in the right-hand pane.
  • Foundation: choose this option to have the project structure set up and some sources generated based on the Foundation framework template. See for a description of the fields in the right-hand pane.
  • AngularJS: choose this option to have the project structure set up and some sources generated based on the AngularJS framework template.
  • Dart Web Application: choose this option to have the project structure set up and some sources generated for a Dart application.
  • Node.js Express App: choose this option to have the project structure set up and some project sources generated based on the Express framework. See for a description of the fields in the right-hand pane.
    The option is available only if the Node.js plugin is installed and enabled.
  • PhoneGap/Cordova App: choose this option to have the project structure set up and some sources generated based on the PhoneGap, Apache Cordova, and Ionic frameworks. See for a description of the fields in the right-hand pane.
  • Meteor App: choose this option to have the project structure set up and some sources generated based on the Meteor frameworks. See for a description of the fields in the right-hand pane.
Python interpreterFrom this drop-down list, select the interpreter to be used for the new project. If the desired interpreter is not in the list, click browseButton to open the Project Interpreters dialog box and configure the desired interpreter or virtual environment.
Install DjangoSelect this check box to automatically install the latest available version of Django, as described in the section Creating Django Project. This check box is available, when Django project type is selected.
Install FlaskSelect this check box to automatically install the latest available version of Flask, as described in the section Creating Flask Project. This check box is available, when Flask project type is selected.
Install PyramidSelect this check box to automatically install the latest available version of Pyramid, as described in the section Creating Pyramid Project. This check box is available, when Pyramid project type is selected.
Create

Click this button to create a new project.

If the project type is empty, the new project will be opened in the specified frame. In all other cases, the Settings dialogs for the corresponding frameworks will be opened.

CancelClick this button to cancel operation and close the dialog box.

See Also

Last modified: 10 June 2016