Python is a High Level,interpreted, interactive and object-oriented scripting language. Python wasdeveloped by Guido van Rossum at the national Research Institute formathematics and computer science in the Netherlands. Python is derived frommany other language including ABC, C, C++, SmallTalk, and other scriptinglanguage.
Python is interpreted-
Yes Python is interpreted language because it do not compile the code or python do not require any compiler, this mean that it is processed at runtime by the interpreter.
Python is Interactive -
This means that you can actually sit at a python prompt and interact with the interpretor directly to write your programs.
Python is Machine Independent-
This means that Python is able to run on every machine because it not require the compiler to run so you can easily run your python code on every operating system like Windows, Unix, Mac, Android etc.
Python is Object-oriented -
Basically in python we can code in simply structural format or python also supports Object-oriented style or technique of programming that covers code within objects.
Features of python-
-Easy to learn
-Easy to read
-Easy to maintain
-A broad standard library
-Provide GUI programming
Install Python -
Download and install the Updated version of Python and visit the Python official website : http://www.python.org/
and Python Documentation website : http://www.python.org/doc/
After installation the latest version of python, open the command prompt and type Python, if python is not install then it will give some kind of error, and if it not give any error then you have console for write your code.
Install IDE(Integrated Development Environment) -
There are many platform on which you can work on python, some of the most popular and best platforms are:-
- Wing IDE
Installation of Spyder IDE-
- visit the website : http://www.anaconda.com
- Go to download section and download as per your computer specification.
- Install anaconda, it take 15 to 20 minutes to complete.
- After installation go to search icon on your machine and type Spyder and open it for working.