[Tutor] hey i need some help here

Alan G alan.gauld at freenet.co.uk
Mon Sep 12 16:25:01 CEST 2005

>I just started attempting to program and thought i would try python 
>as my
> first tool. However following the beginners guide on their page it 
> says to insert python as a command and that it should come up with 
> the program information.

Have you downloaded Python and installed yet?
You need to do that before you can use it.

> When i insert python it says it is not recognizable as an internal 
> or external command. can somebody help me?

The installer should set everything up OK, but try typing


at the OS prompt and see if Python appears anywhere in
the output.


Alan G
Author of the Learn to Program web tutor

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