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Aditya Priyadarshi
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How to print "Hello, World!"💻

Printing "Hello, World!" is a kind of ritual that start the journey every programmer.

According to Wikipedia:
A "Hello, World!" program generally is a computer program that outputs or displays the message "Hello, World!". Such a program is very simple in most programming languages, and is often used to illustrate the basic syntax of a programming language. It is often the first program written by people learning to code.

In this post I will show you how to print "Hello, World!" in Python

This is first post and I am scared

Step 1: Download and Install Python

[skip this step if you have already installed it]

Just head to https://python.org/download/ and download the install the program supported by your os, i.e. .msi for windows and .dmg for mac

In the windows you have to tick the check box saying Add Python3.xx to path

An image showing to check the box add to path in windows installer

For Linux you have to open an application named terminal and type the following command, make sure you are connected to internet and have sudo privilege.

Command to install python on Linux

sudo apt-get install python3.8
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Step 2: Writing the program

Open a suitable text editor of your choice and type the following code and save it in .py extension

print("Hello, World!")
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Here we are printing the "Hello, World!" with print function.
It is a built-in function in python which helps to print thing in the console window

If you wish you can skip this section

The print function have the following arguments

print(value, ..., sep=' ', end='\n', file=sys.stdout, flush=False)

Prints the values to a stream, or to sys.stdout by default.
Optional keyword arguments:
file: a file-like object (stream); defaults to the current sys.stdout.
sep: string inserted between values, default a space.
end: string appended after the last value, default a newline.
flush: whether to forcibly flush the stream.

Step 3: Running the program

In windows, open the folder in where is your program is located and press shift + right click to open the context menu and select the Open with powershell option

In Linux/Unix, open the folder in where is your program is located and press right click to open the context menu and select the Open in Terminal option

Now in the terminal type the following command

For Windows

python app.py
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For Linux/Mac

python3 app.py
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The following thing will be print

Hello, World!
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So that was a simple tutorial on how to print "Hello, World!" in Python.
Well then see you all next time.

Peace ✌

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Aditya Priyadarshi Author

Looks like I have written a too long article for a very simple thing
😛😓