Installing Python and Pycharm IDE
In this tutorial we are going to learn :
- Installing Python
- Code Editors and Installing Pycharm
Step 1 )
Go to python.org to download and install the latest version of Python. Now Python’s latest version Python 3.8.3. It can be a different version in the future.
Step 2 )
After downloading the latest version of Python click and execute it.
- Important Note here: You have to select ” Add Python 3.8 to PATH ” checkbox
and then click “Install Now“
Step 3 ) Wait for installation. After installation finished click ” Close ”
Code Editors and Installing Pycharm
To write Python Code, we need a code editor and we have two options for it.
- Code Editor
- IDE ( Integrated Development Environment ): IDE is a code editor that has
some advantages such as:
– Autocompletion: When you type code, it is complete your code.
– Debugging: Finding and Fixing Bugs.
For Code Editor, There are so many options out there such as VSCode, Atom, Sublime
For IDE, The most popular one is Pycharm.
Step 1 ) Go to http://jetbrains.com/pycharm/download to download Pycharm.
Step 2 ) After download is complete, run the exe file to install Pycharm. Click “Next” and go on.
Step 3 ) Choose your Destination folder for installation and click “Next“
Step 4 ) If you want you can create a desktop shortcut ( 32 – bit or 64 – bit launcher depends on
your computer ) and click “Next“
Step 5 ) Select the Start Menu folder in which you would like to create the program’s shortcuts.
Then click “Install“
Step 6 ) After Installing Pycharm you are going to see this screen. Click “Run PyCharm
Community Edition” and then click “Finish“.
Step 7 ) And then you are going to see this screen.