Installing compiled python eggs on windows using pycharm


I'd like to be able to install eggs in pycharm that get compiles

Quite easy, the important hint is here: https://stackoverflow.com/a/50210015

So basically, with the Visual Studio Installer:

Install Visual Studio Community

Click "change"

Go to the tab for individual components/packages

  1. Seach "msvc v141" and activate for your platform (x64)
  2. Search "Windows 10 SDK" and activate the latest

Now you can install packages that need compiling on windows (assuming that you have python installed anyhow)