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README.md

ck-rigetti

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Obtaining your Forest API key and user_id

Visit Rigetti Forest sign-up page and follow their instructions to obtain two strings: api_key and user_id . Make a note of them, they will be needed at a later step.

Installation (on Ubuntu)

Install global prerequisites, Python and its pip (Python2 is also supported)

$ sudo apt-get install python3 python3-pip

Install Collective Knowledge

$ sudo pip3 install ck

Installation (on MacOSX)

Install Python3 and its Pip3 (Python2 is also supported)

$ brew update
$ brew reinstall python

Minimal CK installation

The minimal installation requires:

  • Python 2.7 or 3.3+ (limitation is mainly due to unitests)
  • Git command line client.

You can install CK in your local user space as follows:

$ git clone http://github.com/ctuning/ck
$ export PATH=$PWD/ck/bin:$PATH
$ export PYTHONPATH=$PWD/ck:$PYTHONPATH

You can also install CK via PIP with sudo to avoid setting up environment variables yourself:

$ sudo pip install ck

Common part of the installation

Detect a Python interpreter (interactively choose one if there are several options)

$ ck detect soft:compiler.python

Install this CK repository with all its dependencies (other CK repos to reuse artifacts)

$ ck pull repo:ck-rigetti

List all the packages available

$ ck list ck-rigetti:package:*

Install CK package for pyQuil (insert your api_key and user_id that you obtained by registering - see above)

$ env PYQUIL_FOREST_API_KEY=xnmRPAVunQl19TtQz9eMd11iiIsArtUDTaEnsSV6ux \
      PYQUIL_USER_ID=015a1263b-d7f2-426d-b2f5-2fe2e9727d1d0 \
      ck install package:lib-pyquil

Run some simple tests

Run a demo program (select interactively from a menu)

$ ck run program:pyquil-demo

Run the hello-world demo (a Python runner + default hello_world.quil file)

$ ck run program:pyquil-demo --cmd_key=from-quil-file

Run a given .quil file (path relative to tmp directory or absolute)

$ ck run program:pyquil-demo --cmd_key=from-quil-file --env.QUIL_FILE=../teleport.quil

Run the dedicated teleportation demo in Python

$ ck run program:pyquil-demo --cmd_key=teleportation

Run a given pyQuil example (path relative to pyQuil example directory in CK-TOOLS)

$ ck run program:pyquil-demo --cmd_key=from-pyquil-examples --env.PYQUIL_EXAMPLE=pointer.py

Run an interactive python session with access to CK-installed pyQuil

shell-bound IPython session:

$ ck virtual env --tags=pyquil --shell_cmd=ipython

In [1]: import pyquil

In [2]: ...

Jupyter Notebook session in your browser:

$ ck virtual env --tags=pyquil --shell_cmd='jupyter notebook'

In [1]: import pyquil

In [2]: ...