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Python has two main versions: 2 and 3. While 2 is widely used, 3 is the future of Python. It is recommended to start with 2 (Python 3 has a few differences which should be irrelevant at this point). Also, a lot of third party packages are still incompatible with Python 3.
 
Python has two main versions: 2 and 3. While 2 is widely used, 3 is the future of Python. It is recommended to start with 2 (Python 3 has a few differences which should be irrelevant at this point). Also, a lot of third party packages are still incompatible with Python 3.
 
* [https://www.codecademy.com/learn/python CodeAcademy] - Start with the free version here. It's got an online editor, so no installations required! (This teaches Python 2)
 
* [https://www.codecademy.com/learn/python CodeAcademy] - Start with the free version here. It's got an online editor, so no installations required! (This teaches Python 2)
* Basic commands for Python by [https://github.com/arpan98/ITSP-Python-Session/blob/master/basic_commands.md arpan98]
 
 
* Now install Python on your computer. [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gD4eulxGNok Windows] [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MH4anq35I4o&t=1s Ubuntu] [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kedJ6tdJDS0 Mac]
 
* Now install Python on your computer. [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gD4eulxGNok Windows] [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MH4anq35I4o&t=1s Ubuntu] [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kedJ6tdJDS0 Mac]
 
* Familiarize yourself with the IDLE from this [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBkcDFRA958 video].
 
* Familiarize yourself with the IDLE from this [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBkcDFRA958 video].
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* [[Python Workshop Resources]]
 
* [[Python Workshop Resources]]
 
* [[Functional Aspects of Python]]
 
* [[Functional Aspects of Python]]
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* Basic commands for Python by [https://github.com/arpan98/ITSP-Python-Session/blob/master/basic_commands.md arpan98]
 
* [[Rattlesnake]]
 
* [[Rattlesnake]]
 
* [[Rattlesnake #1]]
 
* [[Rattlesnake #1]]
 
* [[Rattlesnake #2]]
 
* [[Rattlesnake #2]]

Revision as of 12:58, 28 October 2017

Python has two main versions: 2 and 3. While 2 is widely used, 3 is the future of Python. It is recommended to start with 2 (Python 3 has a few differences which should be irrelevant at this point). Also, a lot of third party packages are still incompatible with Python 3.

  • CodeAcademy - Start with the free version here. It's got an online editor, so no installations required! (This teaches Python 2)
  • Now install Python on your computer. Windows Ubuntu Mac
  • Familiarize yourself with the IDLE from this video.
  • Embark upon some simple Projects.
  • Automate the Boring Stuff - A great resource to get started with different useful Python libraries to quickly perform day-to-day tasks.

See also