Chapter 1. Getting Started

We will be using the Python computer language to learn programming. To get started, you first need to have Python installed on your computer. After that, you can start learning how to use it. We will begin by giving Python some instructions, and then we will put a few instructions together to make a program.

Installing Python

The first thing you need to do is install Python on the computer you are going to use. It’s possible that Python is already installed on your computer, but for most people, that’s not the case. So let’s look at how to install it.

 

In the Good Old Days

In the early days of personal computers ...

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