Quick start

You can get started quickly like this:

$ pip install aider-chat

# Change directory into a git repo
$ cd /to/your/git/repo

# Work with GPT-4o on your repo
$ export OPENAI_API_KEY=your-key-goes-here
$ aider 

# Or, work with Anthropic's models
$ export ANTHROPIC_API_KEY=your-key-goes-here

# Claude 3 Opus
$ aider --opus

# Claude 3.5 Sonnet
$ aider --sonnet

Or see the full installation instructions for more details, or the usage instructions to start coding with aider.


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