Python is an interpreted, object-oriented, high-level programming language with dynamic semantics. Python language is popular for data science and analytics. Many data processing software use python. Many python libraries are used in machine learning projects.
Here is step by step guide to install python on windows machine.
It is important to download latest version from python official site only.
Step 1) Navigate to Python Site https://www.python.org/downloads/ for downloading latest version
Step 2) Click on button “Download Python 3.10.0” ( In future this version may change to try to select latest version)
Step 3) After clicking on “Download Python 3.10.0” Site will download exe file to download folder section
Step 4) Double click on exe file “python-3.10.0-amd64.exe” and Run the Setup
Step 5) Select Check box “Add Python 3.10 to Path” and then click on Install Now Button
Step 6) Wait for installer to complete installation
It will take couple of minutes for installation.
Step 7) System will give successful message along with path limitation (which can be ignored). Click on Close Button
Step 8) Now go to command prompt to check if python is installed or not. Type cmd in Windows Search option and press enter. After displaying command prompt type python and you will get below message.
To Start coding in python or to write first program in python we can use default editor “IDLE”. IDLE (Integrated Development and Learning Environment) is a default editor that comes with Python.
To open default editor type IDLE in Windows “Type here to Search” section and hit Enter
System will display below editor
Click on File -> New File
System will display editor to write new program for specific file.
Happy Learning and Coding