We will go to the Python Welcome Web page (www.python.org) to download the latest version of Python for Windows 10.
Select “Download” and then select version “3.9.5”.
After the download has completed, select right-click over the file, “python-3.9.5-amd64.exe” and select “Run as Administrator” to install Python.
Check the box “Add Python 3.9 to PATH”, then left-click “Install Now” to install Python.
RUN the Python Interpreter: Select Windows Start key and type Python, select Python 3.9 app. The Python interpreter will appear.
Another way to start Python is to start the Windows Command window by selecting the Windows Key and typing Command, then select Command Prompt app.
Type python or py, and then Enter, this will start the Python Interpreter.
The Python interpreter and vast standard library are free and available in source or binary form for all major platforms from the Python Web site, www.python.org, and are free to distribute.
This site also contains distributions of many free third-party Python modules, programs and tools, and related documentation.
If you have not programmed before or just beginning to use Python, there are several books recommended by the Python website that do not assume that you have previous experience. Each of these books can be purchased online
- Automate the Boring Stuff with Python - Practical Programming for Total Beginners by Al Sweigart is written for office workers, students, administrators, and anyone who uses a computer to learn how to code small, practical programs to automate tasks on their computer.
- How To Think Like a Computer Scientist is a classic open-source book by Allen Downey.