We will be using Python 3.7.0, which has been installed on the Windows operating system. There are plenty of choices for code editors; choose one that is convenient to use and deal with the libraries that are used in this chapter's code examples. We will be using PyCharm (Community Edition https://www.jetbrains.com/pycharm/download/download-thanks.html?platform=windows&code=PCC) from JetBrains and Python IDLE (https://www.python.org/downloads/) side by side.
To follow along with this chapter, you will need to install the following applications:
- Python 3.7.* or the latest version that's appropriate for your OS: https://www.python.org/downloads/
- The pip Python package management: https://packaging.python.org/tutorials/installing-packages/
- Either Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox
- JetBrains PyCharm or Visual Studio Code
The Python libraries...