Python Environment Setup
Python is one of the most popular languages of today.
Python has syntax that is easy to learn and write.
To write code in Python programming language, you must
first have the Python installed on your computer. Along
with Python, you may also need to install the following:
Pip - Pip is a package management utility tool that simplifies
installation and management of software packages
from Python Package Index (PyPI) and other package
Python Virtual Environment - A Python Virtual Environment is a tool that helps
to create an isolated environment for a project.
Python Development IDE such as Vistual Studio Code or Pycharm IDE.
Install Python, Pip, and Virtual Environment
Select your platform below to install Python, Pip, and
Python Virtual Environment:
Setup Python on Windows 10
Setup Python on Ubuntu 20.04/Ubuntu18.04/Linux
Install and Setup Python IDE
To install and setup Visual Studio Code IDE, do the followings:
Visual Studio Code from its official website.
- After downloading, install it.
- Launch the Visual Studio Code IDE, go to View > Extensions and install the following extensions:
- Python by Microsoft
- Auto Rename Tag by Jun Han
- Prettier - Code formatter
Note: To format code in Visual Studio Code, press Ctrl + Shift + I and save.