Getting Started

Before we dive in, emloop has to be installed properly.


In order to run and install emloop, the following utilities must be installed:

  • Python 3.5+

  • pip 9.0+

emloop depends on additional dependencies which are listed in the file. Nevertheless, these dependencies are automatically installed by pip (see below).


The simplest way of installing emloop is using pip. This is the recommended option for majority of users.

pip install emloop

Optionally, install additional plugins by installing emloop-<plugin-name>. TensorFlow backend for emloop can be installed by:

pip install emloop-tensorflow

In order to use emloop nightly builds, install it directly from the source code repository (dev branch).

pip install -U git+

Developer Installation

Finally, emloop might be installed directly for development purposes.

git clone
cd emloop
pip install -e .
pip install -e '.[tests]'

The emloop test suite can be executed by running the following command in the cloned repository:

python test