Portable Thonny and p5

You can combine Thonny (an IDE) and p5 (a native Python port of the Processing API) for a Processing-esque, Python 3 development environment that runs off a USB drive.

I’ve put together a short tutorial, if anybody is keen to try out this setup:


Thank you for sharing this!

Do you happen to know whether the “xxl” versions can be made portable?

Not sure. Thonny-XXL has no portable version (just a Windows installer). I’m sure p5 should install fine, but there may be some other tricks involved to get it running off a USB drive.

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