Let’s code in python !!!

Now that you have python installed in your systems we are all set to start programming in python.

So let’s begin !

In order to write a program/code you need an editor/IDE[Integrated Development Environment] to write on . So we will be using the python IDLE for now and later on we will switch to a better IDE where we will discuss the need to shift to a different IDE.

Today our aim is to get introduced to programming in python.So first of all open the python IDLE. Just search for IDLE and open the first option itself,

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So this is the python shell where you can directly execute python commands.So let’s get started with the first python command.

We will first see how to print a statement in python. Type the command print (“your statement”) and press enter.The statement you wished to print is displayed. This is illustrated below.


If you have used C or Java before you might know to assign a value to a variable ,you will have to define the variable type first and then assign a value to it.But in python you directly say a=2  and python understands the data type by itself



So this shows why python is so easy to use.you don’t have to worry about variable declaration and neither semicolons. In C/C++ , semicolons are must after every statement whereas in python it is not required.

So I hope now you have got an idea of why python is easy.

Next time we will cover the conditional and loop statements in python.


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