Setting the Path
On Windows Plateform, you can set the path as:
Typing an end-of-file character (Control-D on Unix, Control-Z on Windows) at the primary prompt causes the interpreter to exit with a zero exit status. If that doesn’t work, you can exit the interpreter by typing the following command: quit()
primary prompt : when you start python prompt that appear is >>> Secondary Prompt : … for continuous lines secondary prompt is … (three dots.
>>> # this is primary prompt
>>> the_world_is_flat = True
>>> if the_world_is_flat:
… print(“Hi, Be careful!”)
… # this is secondary prompt
Hi, Be careful!
Primary and Secondary Prompt
In python input and are distinguished by the presence or absence of prompts (>>> and …)
Primary Prompt: In python three greater than symbols are the primary prompt, this is where you write the commands.
Secondary Prompt: In Python the secondary prompt (…) on a line by itself in an example means you must type a blank line; this is used to end a multi-line command.
Output Lines: Any line that begins without any prompt is the output line in Python.
Comments in Python
A # character before a line is a comment
If # appear in between a string then it is part of string