Set up your computer to write Python scripts
To right a python script, you will need 3 things:
YES, PYTHON !
First of all, download Python from python’s official website and install it : https://www.python.org/downloads/
In order to write code, you will need to a Text Editor. You can work with Bloc-notes if you are on windows, but it is much preferable to work on an IDE. An IDE (integrated development environment) is a software suite that consolidates basic tools required to write and test software.
There are lots of IDEs that you can chose from, the most known are :
Let the fun Begin
After the first two steps, you are already able to write a python script, but how to run it ?
The best way is to download GIT. Besides tracking changes, GIT givse you the ability to run linux commands on windows.
After downloading and installing GIT in your computer, you can simply right click on the folder where u have saved YourFile.py and run the command :
Remember to change the name of the file to the name of the script you want to run, but make sure to end it with .py extention
This was how to set up your windows machine to run python scripts in 3 steps, now you are ready to start your python journey and become a PYTHONISTA!