Getting started with IDLE 
IDLE is a GUI (graphical user interface) interactive shell which allows us to enter commands directly into Python. As soon as we enter a command into the interpreter, Python will execute it and immediately display its result.

IDLE comes installed with Python. It stands for “Integrated DeveLopment Environment” and works across all operating systems.

Ok so let’s start IDLE:

  • Start menu/All Programs/ Python 3/IDLE (Python GUI)

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  • Open a command prompt and type python



  • Finder/Go menu/Applications/IDLE


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