Fix Python – What is the most compatible way to install python modules on a Mac?

I’m starting to learn python and loving it. I work on a Mac mainly as well as Linux. I’m finding that on Linux (Ubuntu 9.04 mostly) when I install a python module using apt-get it works fine. I can import it with no trouble.
On the Mac, I’m used to using Macports to install all the Unixy stuff. However, I’m finding that most of the python modules ….

Fix Python – pip installs packages successfully, but executables not found from command line

I am working on mac OS X Yosemite, version 10.10.3.
I installed python2.7 and pip using macport as done in
http://johnlaudun.org/20150512-installing-and-setting-pip-with-macports/
I can successfully install packages and import them inside my python environment and python scripts. However any executable associated with a package that can be called….