[Tutor] syntax error

Alan Gauld alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Sun Jun 28 19:54:51 CEST 2009

"Christopher Altieri" <manufrhel at yahoo.com> wrote 

> loaded python 3 and 3.1 several times on vista. tried first 
> command: print "hello world' but keep getting syntax error. 
> what am I doing wrong?

Using Python 3 to learn Python! :-)

Seriously, You would be better downgrading to Python 2.6 
to learn because v3 has introduced several new concepts 
(not just print() ) that are not covered in most tutorials.  
Once you understand Python 2.6 you will be in a better 
position to understamd v3s new features, and probably 
by then most tutorials will have caught up.

Alan Gauld
Author of the Learn to Program web site

And for V3:


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