In the PostgreSQL tutorial, the following information is presented from DataQuest:
- Download Postgres.app here, move to the Applications folder, and double click to launch. This applications runs in the background and you’ll need it to be running to connect to it from Python. By default, PostgreSQL will run on port 5432 .
- Add the following line to the end of
- Reset your terminal by executing
The first item makes sense, but the second is totally confusing. Where can ~/.bash_profile be found? Is this some file on my mac? Is it something I navigate to in the postgres app? or is it something I’ll need to do via the terminal window?