Here we have the latest version of Python for Windows computer. Today we are going to discuss how to install and setup Python 3.8 on Windows 10.
Python is a popular high level and general-purpose programming language. The reason for such popularity is its easy syntax. The simple syntax made this language easy to learn. Beside these Python is mainly use for Artificial Intelligence (AI).
Also Read: Why Should You Learn Python Programming?
What’s New in Python 3.8?
Python 3.8.0 is the newest major release of the Python programming language, and it contains many new features and optimizations.
Here are some of the major features:
- PEP 572, Assignment expressions
- PEP 570, Positional-only arguments
- PEP 587, Python Initialization Configuration (improved embedding)
- PEP 590, Vectorcall: a fast calling protocol for CPython
- PEP 578, Runtime audit hooks
- PEP 574, Pickle protocol 5 with out-of-band data
- Typing-related: PEP 591 (Final qualifier), PEP 586 (Literal types), and PEP 589 (TypedDict)
- Parallel filesystem cache for compiled bytecode
- Debug builds share ABI as release builds
- f-strings support a handy = specifier for debugging
There are many other interesting changes in Python 3.8, click here to know othere interesting features and changes.
How to Install Python 3.8 on Windows 10
Here in this section, we are going to discuss how to install and setup Python 3.8 on Windows 10. Before we install Python we have to download the Python installation file.
Follow these simple and easy steps:
Step 1: Visit python.org and click on “Downloads“. This will open the download page for windows.
Step 2: Click on “Download Python 3.8.0” and it will start to download.
Step 3: After the download has been completed open the .exe file to install Python 3.8.0
Step 4: It will open the “Set-up Window” there you will find two installation option “Install Now” and “Customize Installation“.
Note:– If you want to change your installation location and you want to only install some of the specific features then click on “Customize Installation“.
Step 5: Now if you don’t want a customize installation then selection “Install Now“. But before selecting Install Now, you have to check the box called “Add Python 3.8.0 to PATH“. Then wait for a few times for the installation process complete.
Step 6: After the setup has been completed just click on Close button.
Now to write and run python code, open Python App or IDLEPython Shell. You can even Use IDE (Integrated Development Environment) like Atom IDE and Visual Studio Code.
Hope this article helps you to install and setup Python 3.8 on your Windows 10 computer. If you need any help then the comment section is always open, we are here to help you.