How to install Visual Studio Code (vscode)

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In order to write Python code you will need to install a code editor.

Visual Studio Code is a free code editor (IDE) made by Microsoft that you can use to code in a pletorah of language such as C, C++, Javascript, Python, Go, etc...

You can download vscode directly from Microsoft website.

Download Visual Studio Code - Mac, Linux, Windows
Visual Studio Code is free and available on your favorite platform - Linux, macOS, and Windows. Download Visual Studio Code to experience a redefined code editor, optimized for building and debugging modern web and cloud applications.

Once vscode is installed you can start to write Python scripts!

P.S. don't forget the .py extension in your filename.