How to learn Python

An overview of how to get started from scratch with Python.

Learning Python From Scratch

Python is (as Wikipedia says), a general-purpose and high-level programming language. It can be used to write a wide variety of different kinds of software, from video games to HTTP servers to command-line tools - and a whole lot else. It is especially good at 'gluing' different systems and programs together.

And we think the best way to lean is to play and to practice with coding projects big and small - or with small problems like the ones here on exercism!

Below you will find some additional jumping-off places to start your learning journey, recommended by our community.