Alan G alan.gauld at freenet.co.uk
Sat Jul 16 21:42:47 CEST 2005


> Downloaded from the Original WebSite

Did you get it installed OK? I'll assume you use Windows,
if another OS let us know which. Is there a Python menu
in your Start->Programs menu?

If you select Python GUI dows a window open called
Python Shell or similar? It should contain a prompt like


at which you can type Python commands.

> ...all that Tutorials available make it like hell to get started

Which tutorials have you used? The standard one that comes with Python
is intended for experienced programmers converting to Python. There
is a separate page of tutorials for non programmers (Including mine)?

Have you tried any of those ones? If so which?
They all have strengths and weaknesses.

If you are stuck at a particular biyt then ask questions here, the
more specific the better. Also if you can include any error messages
that Python presents that will help a lot. They may look meaningless
to a beginner but they actually contain a lot of useful information
once you learn how to read them!

Alan G
Author of the Learn to Program web tutor

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