Software Installation: Python and IDE Software
Installation of Python Environment requires installation of Python Software and an IDE (Integrated Development Environment). IDE installation is not mandatory and we can do all our programs using Python Shell or IDLE (Integrated Development and Learning Environment) which comes in-built with Python installation. But we prefer other IDEs like PyCharm, Visual Studio, Jupyter, etc which gives us more flexibility and power to do write code faster.
Installing and running Python on your personal computer is no difficult task. It involves just a few simple steps:
1) Download binaries from python.org
2) Install the binaries
1. Download binaries from python.org
Firstly, to install Python you need to download required binaries from the following link:
2. Download binaries from python.org
Double click on the python.exe installer and follow the instructions. Python Interpreter is now installed on your computer. This will help us do our programs.
You have now installed Python. Now, you can find a list of programs in the Start Menu:
selecting python from the start menu