re pique on windows: the trickiest bit is getting python distutils/cython to behave and find the compiler correctly.
after you activate the virtual environment, but before you run
pip install -r requirements.txt, run this:
set MSSdk=1 set DISTUTILS_USE_SDK=1 call "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2019\Community\VC\Auxiliary\Build\vcvars64.bat"
as you might be able to tell, i use visual studio 2019 for other things i do, and it includes an install of msvc, but you can use any version/form of msvc you like as long as it has
vcvars64.bat. just adjust the path correctly in the