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  1. Install Python (if not already installed): First, you need to have Python installed on your computer. You can download Python from the official website, Make sure to choose the appropriate version for your operating system (e.g., Python 3.x).
  2. Text Editor or Integrated Development Environment (IDE): You’ll need a text editor or an integrated development environment (IDE) to write and edit your Python code. Some popular choices include Visual Studio Code, PyCharm, Sublime Text, and many others. You can also use a simple text editor like Notepad or the built-in code editors on various operating systems.
  3. Write Your Python Code: Open your chosen text editor or IDE and create a new Python file with a .py extension. You can start by writing your Python code in this file. Here’s a simple example of a Python program that prints “Hello, World!”:pythonCopy codeprint("Hello, World!")
  4. Save Your Python File: Save your Python file with a meaningful name and the .py extension. For example, you can save it as
  5. Run Your Python Program: The method for running a Python program depends on your development environment:
    • Using Command Line (Terminal or Command Prompt): Open your terminal or command prompt, navigate to the directory where your Python file is located, and then run the program using the python command:bashCopy codepython
    • Using an IDE or Text Editor with Run Functionality: Many IDEs and text editors have built-in tools for running Python programs. Look for a “Run” or “Execute” button or option within your editor and use it to execute your program.
  6. Observe the Output: After running your Python program, you should see the output on the screen. In the case of the “Hello, World!” program, you would see “Hello, World!” printed to the console.

That’s it! You’ve successfully started and run a Python program. As you become more familiar with Python, you can build more complex applications and explore its various libraries and frameworks.

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