Installing Enthought Canopy

This book uses Python as its programming language, so the first thing you need is a Python development environment installed on your PC. If you don't have one already, just open up a web browser and head on to https://www.enthought.com/, and we'll install Enthought Canopy:

Enthought Canopy is just my development environment of choice; if you have a different one already that's probably okay. As long as it's Python 3 or a newer environment, you should be covered, but if you need to install a new Python environment or you just want to minimize confusion, I'd recommend that you install Canopy. So, head up to the big ...

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