If you intend to use our Python courses with a code editor like Visual Studio, Anaconda, Spyder, or something else, you will need to first install the Python runtime to your local computer. This short article will cover how to do this for macOS - for Windows see this article instead: How to Install Python on Windows
1. Head to the Python website's download page: https://www.python.org/downloads/
2. Download a compatible version. Note that this may vary by course depending on the Python libraries used in the course. We recommend reviewing the course's information to determine the appropriate version.
This section will cover installation as it applies to Mac. Windows users should follow the steps outlined in the previous section.
1. Open the package file downloaded to your computer and follow the on-screen instructions.
2. Once the installation finishes, you will get a congratulations message and can close the installation wizard.