This article explains how to set up your machine for Python Development.
The steps summary:
- Install Visual Code (if not already installed)
- Install python 3.
- Install Visual Code Python Plugin
- Verify Python3 is installed in Visual Code
First, install Visual Studio Code (VS Code) if not already installed: Install VS Code
Next, install Python3: Install python 3.
Then install the Python Plugin for Visual Studio Code: Install Visual Code Python Plugin
The setup is now complete.
Open Visual Studio Code
Click on the “Select a language” link.
At the prompt, type “Python”, and “Python (python)” will show up in the drop-down menu. Select it.
Once Python is selected as the language for this file. An icon will be displayed along with the python file name.