For this training, you need 3 things:
This course uses Python 3.
To write code, you need a code editor. For this course, I recommend Atom. Atom is a code editor that looks clean and is very responsive. It allows you to type code without distraction.
Start Atom and create a new file
Save the file
Save the file in the Documents folder and call it
The name of a Python script always ends with
Type the following code:
The blue dot indicates that the file has changes.
Save the file.
Launch the Terminal
The terminal starts in your home folder. You have saved
helloworld.py in the Documents folder. To navigate to the Documents folder, enter the following command:
You are now ready to execute the code. Type the following command:
You have seen how to install Python, Atom and know how to execute your programs. Change the text Hello World! to something else. Save the code and run the 'python3 helloworld.py' command again to see the changes.