This is the first ever hands-on course for Python and Beautiful Soup with live playgrounds. Let's first begin with the what is what?.
Python is a very simple language, and has a very straightforward syntax. It encourages programmers to program without boilerplate (prepared) code.
There are two major Python versions, Python 2 and Python 3. Python 2 and 3 are quite different. This tutorial uses Python 3, because it more semantically correct and supports newer features. The simplest directive in Python is the "print" directive - it simply prints out a line (and also includes a newline, unlike in C). To print a string in Python 3, just write: