To do the exercises on this web page, you don’t need to download python however, it is a good idea to do so. It is important that you follow all these steps correctly or you may have to do some annoying extra work. This Tutorial is for Windows but you can find other tutorials online for Mac or Linux.
Navigate to the python website
The first thing you need to do when downloading python is to navigate to python’s website. You can find it here
Next hover your mouse over downloads and click the button circled in yellow above. This should prompt a download. Don’t worry if your version number is different than mine.
Complete the installer
Click on the download to open the installer. Next make sure you check the button “Add Python 3.x to PATH” or you will have a lot of problems. Finally click install now and finish installing python.
Good Job, you have successfully downloaded python! If you couldn’t, don’t worry, I will have sections in my lessons to run python code on this website.