SWC install Python on Windows

SWC install Python on Windows



This is a tutorial for how to install python 3 for a Software Carpentry workshop.

this video is a tutorial for installing Python on a Windows machine it is aimed at those planning on attending a software carpentry workshop this is an example software carpentry workshop page let's scroll down to the setup section specifically the Python section here we'll right click on the link for the anaconda installer to open it in a new browser tab next we can click on the jump to Windows section and we'll be installing Python 3 for this lesson so we can click on the Python 3 installer this may take a while to download we sped up this part of the video you once it's done we can click on it here at the bottom or we can go ahead and open an explorer window and go to downloads and then open it from here once it's open we can go ahead and click Next and then we can agree once carefully reading the license and then go ahead and click Next again next until we get to the page it says Advanced Options and then we want to make sure that the option make anaconda default Python is checked and so here it is and it's checked so we can go ahead and click the install button this part may take a while as well we sped up this part of the video so once it's done we can go ahead and click finish and then we can check the installation so we can go ahead and close this Explorer window as well as the anaconda tab I'm just going to minimize my browser here and then we're going to open get bash by clicking on the windows icon and going to all apps and then we'll scroll down to get and expand it and then we can go ahead and click on the get bash option and once it's open we can go ahead and type in Python space dash dash version and press Enter it should print something about Python 3 and anaconda if not or if you received an error or had any problems with this installation please contact your workshop organiser or plan to come early to the workshop on the first day to get some help thanks for watching

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