In order to write and run a Python Program, your device must have Python installed. In this article, you will learn how to download and install Python in your local machine so that you can create and run your own Python Program.
Python is just like any other programming languages. It is very powerful and versatile (in so many ways) high level programming language. So, learning to create Python Program will surely increase your Programming potential.
The first thing you need to start learning Python is the environment where you can write and run the program. If you know that you have to install a Java in your computer in order to run any Java program, Python is just like it.
The best thing about Python is that, it has very rich online access whether its an IDE or Libraries or even online community of Python Developers. To download Python, go to
www.python.org --> downloads. Choose your device and select the version you want to download.
Latest version comes with lots of new features and added libraries. So, select newer version as possible.
To check whether Python is already installed on your system or not:
- Open Command Prompt;
START>ALL PROGRAMS>ACCESSORIES>COMMAND PROMPT
- Type Python and press enter. It Python is not installed, you will see something like this:
So, if Python is not installed in your system, You have to install it.
- Run the
.exefile downloaded from
Python.org. You will see window like this:
- Make sure that you check the box shown in red mark above, especially
Add Python 3.6 to PATH. This will automatically add Python
PATHon your Computers System properties.
- Click Install Now. You will see Setup Progress window and Python will install successfully on Your System.
- To check whether it is installed or not, Perform the same process like above by typing Python in CMD. If it is successfully installed, you will see the window like this:
You will see the version control with other information on Python. This means all the Latest Libraries and Python IDE was successfully installed on Your Computer. Cheers!!