Creating Project Remotely
If you don't have a Python interpreter on your local development machine, you can create a project remotely. Using PyCharm, create a new project, setting it up for running and debugging on a remote machine.
Configuring remote interpreter
It is important to configure the default interpreter that will be used for any newly created project.
To configure a remote interpreter, follow these general steps:
- On the main menu, choose , or on the Welcome screen, click the drop-down and choose .
- In the Project Interpreter page of the project settings, click .
- In the drop-down list, choose .
- Depending on the selection in the dialog box that opens, follow one of the procedures:
Creating a project with the remote interpreter
Note that PyCharm allows creating both pure Python and Django projects.
To create a remote project, follow these general steps:
- Do one of the following:
- On the Welcome screen, click the link Create New Project.
- On the main menu, choose .
- In the dialog box that opens, choose Python or Django project type.
- In the Interpreter field, select the desired remote interpreter from the drop-down list.
Note that your remote interpreter is unable to sync a project outside of the mapped folders. If your project is located outside of the mapped folder, a red message is shown, until you specify the project location within the mapped folder.
- Specify the values under More Settings.
- Click Create.