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A Byte of Python

I'm a designer. I want to write code. Follow my adventure as I learn to write Python with A Byte of Python.

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Hello World

But first, how do I know if my MacOS has Python, and how do I write Python?

To install Python, I installed Homebrew and then installed Python by running brew install python in the terminal. To write Python, I installed Visual Studio Code and the Python extension.

I created a file named helloworld.py and wrote print("Hello World"). I selected the text, right clicked, and ran the selected text, and the terminal wrote Hello World back to me.

I think Hello World a strange tradition to see how a programming language works at a bare minimum, and perhaps how it differs from other languages?

Image above: Hello World written in Python inside Visual Studio Code.