CHAPTER3

Your First Python Program

In This Chapter

  • Learning the Hello world program
  • Writing code in an editor
  • Dealing with program issues

At this point, you have a basic knowledge of how a computer works, and you’ve gone through the surprisingly painless process of installing your brand-new interpreter for Python on your computer system.

I can hear you saying, “When do I get to write a program?” out there in reader land. Well, the answer is, right now. In this chapter, you learn how to write your first program and how to troubleshoot a simple program issue.

Never Mind All That, I Want to Do Something!

Most of programming is about writing code. ...

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