PennyLane-IonQ only requires PennyLane for use, no additional external frameworks are needed.
The plugin can be installed via
$ python3 -m pip install pennylane-ionq
Alternatively, you can install PennyLane-IonQ from the source code by navigating to the top directory and running
$ python3 setup.py install
If you currently do not have Python 3 installed, we recommend Anaconda for Python 3, a distributed version of Python packaged for scientific computation.
To ensure that PennyLane-IonQ is working correctly after installation, the test suite can be run by navigating to the source code folder and running
$ make test
To build the HTML documentation, go to the top-level directory and run
$ make docs
The documentation can then be found in the