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Analytics and Tech Mining for Engineering Managers by Jan H. Kwakkel, Scott W. Cunningham

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         CHAPTER 2         

PYTHON INSTALLATION

After reading this chapter, you will be able to setup a running installation of Python. With this installation, you will have a working environment where you can experiment with the scripts in the book, and do your own tech mining. An experienced programmer may skip ahead in the book with no loss of generality.

In the chapter to follow, we describe how different versions of language have emerged over time. We then discuss the various operating systems and processors for which Python operates. We describe various distributions of Python, and guide through installing Python 3.4 for a Windows 64 bit machine. We discuss the development environment for Python, and guide you through starting up and running ...

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