Hello World In Python Tutorial

How do I write my first program in python? How do I print “hello world” message in Python?

Tutorial details
DifficultyEasy (rss)
Root privilegesNo
RequirementsPython
TimeN/A
Python is easy to use, general-purpose high-level programming language. ython is often used as a scripting language and for writing tasks such as:

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=> Sys admin programming

=> Web projects

=> GUI projects etc

Task: Write “Hello world” program in python

Use a text editor such as vi, gedit or any other text editor. Create a program file called hello.py:
$ vi hello.py
Now type the following program:

#!/usr/bin/python
# My first python program
print "Hello, World!\n"

Save and close the file. Type the following command to set permission:
$ chmod +x hello.py
To run a program, enter:
$ ./hello.py

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4 comments… add one
  • Philippe Petrinko Mar 31, 2010 @ 12:55

    Yeah, right, but it misses your usual and useful “Further Readings” chapter… ;-)

  • punktyras Feb 28, 2013 @ 15:55

    language. ython is often

  • Hammad Khan Mar 26, 2013 @ 7:00

    You can also execute your scripts with this command line.

    python yourpythonfile.py

  • Matt T. Apr 27, 2014 @ 1:54

    You need to update this. Python 2.xx uses print ” “, while python 3.xx uses print(” “)

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