I have recently trying to use PyStan in Windows and found out it’s installation is more difficult than I thought. I normally use PyCharm as my IDE and was hopping to use PyStan with it. However, most advice I saw on the internet suggested I installed Anaconda instead, which I believe it comes with it’s onw IDE.
My question is: is it worth to learn how to work with Jupiter or Spider just for the sake of using PyStan? Should I try to find a way to incorporate both PyCharm and PyStan? Or should I try to call RStan (via subprocess for example) from python instead?
Thanks in advance!