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How to Add ChatGPT to Your Programming Toolkit

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What is ChatGPT

ChatGPT is an open-source conversational artificial intelligence (AI) platform that makes it easier for developers to bring natural language processing (NLP) capabilities to their projects. With ChatGPT, developers can quickly create applications that understand and respond to natural language input. This article will talk about the benefits of using ChatGPT for programming projects, how to get started using it, and some tips for using it effectively.

Why you should be Using ChatGPT

ChatGPT offers a number of advantages over other AI solutions. One of the most prominent is its ease of use. Setting up and getting started with ChatGPT requires minimal setup, and the platform is intuitive and straightforward to use. Additionally, ChatGPT is open-source, meaning that developers can take advantage of the platform's features without paying any licensing fees.

Getting Started with ChatGPT

To get started with ChatGPT, the first step is to create a developer account. This can be done through the ChatGPT website. Once the account is created, developers can then access the platform's documentation and tutorials to learn more about the platform and how to use it.

How to use ChatGPT

ChatGPT is a refined version of the GPT (Generative Pre-training Transformer) language model for conversation creation. It is intended to create human-like answers to text input in a conversational setting.

To utilise ChatGPT, you must have access to the model as well as a method to interact with it. The OpenAI API, which provides a simple API for interfacing with ChatGPT and other language models, is one approach to do this.

Using Python with ChatGPT

Here is an explanation of how you might use the OpenAI API to have ChatGPT provide a response.

Follow the steps in this short guide but first it is a prerequisite to have Python installed and setup in your development environment first. It might be done so already otherwise you can learn how to do it on the Python website.

1) Firstly, you will need to create an account so that you can get an API key at
2) Next use the command line to install the openai Python library

pip install openai
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3) Create a ChatGPT answer using the openai.Completion class. For instance:

import openai

# Set the API key
openai.api_key = "YOUR_API_KEY"

# Use the `Completion` class to generate a response
model_engine = "text-davinci-002"
prompt = "Hello, whats up?"
response = openai.Completion.create(

# Print the response
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Based on the input prompt "Hello, whats up? ", this code will cause ChatGPT to provide a response. A higher temperature will yield more diverse replies, whereas a lower temperature will result in answers that are more conservative and less variable. The parameter for temperature will regulate the unpredictability of the reaction.

Other options that govern ChatGPT's behaviour include the max tokens parameter, which limits the amount of tokens (words and punctuation) that may be used in the produced answer.

Tips for Using ChatGPT Effectively

Once developers are familiar with the platform, there are a few tips that can help them get the most out of it. First, it is important to think about the structure of the conversations that will be created. Developing a clear conversational flow can help ensure that the user experience is smooth and that the application responds accurately to user input. Additionally, developers should also take time to test the application and make sure that it is working as expected.


ChatGPT is a powerful and easy-to-use platform that makes it easier for developers to implement natural language processing in their projects. With the right setup and a few simple tips, developers can quickly get up and running with ChatGPT to create applications that understand and respond to natural language input.

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Top comments (7)

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Moni Martin • Edited

I'd like to introduce you to ChatGPT for Search Engines, an extension addon that is user-friendly and easy to use.
It allows users to compare the correlation between search results from multiple search engines and provides a no-wait AI assistant. ChatGPT for Search Engines is also compatible with various web browsers, including Google Chrome, Firefox, and Edge. If you'd like to try it for yourself, the installation link is provided below.

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Andrew Baisden

Good find!

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Htech Digital Concept

This is awesome tip, i just know about chatGPT some hours ago and I found it very resourceful.

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Andrew Baisden

I use it daily and its always trending on Twitter.

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Divyanshu Katiyar

Really cool summarisation! ChatGPT has indeed performed wonders. Good find :)

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Andrew Baisden

It's going to be HUGE in 2023!

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Somnath Rangrej

Tried to run above script, hit below issue:

requests.exceptions.SSLError: HTTPSConnectionPool(host='', port=443): Max retries exceeded with url: /v1/engines/text-davinci-002/completions (Caused by SSLError(SSLError("bad handshake: Error([('SSL routines', 'tls_process_server_certificate', 'certificate verify failed')])")))

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