With machine learning and automation becoming a hot topic, you may have thought about getting started with learning a programming language, like Python. Seeing really cool case studies at virtual conferences or finding discounts on coding courses during the pandemic could be driving that desire too. Before you can start running scripts, you should ensure you have the essentials down first! While this post will focus on setting up a Python environment, many of these tips can be applied to setting up other programming environments as well.
- What tools you need to start programming
- How to install Python
- Packages and how to install them
- How to edit and run a Python script