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I installed Python 2.7.17 to do this course. #1 says
Using a print statement, output a message of your choosing to the terminal.
So if you do…
print "Hello, world!"
It passes, but in Visual Studio Code, you will get
File “c:\Users\scott\Documents\Coding\Tutorials\Codecademy\Learn Python 2\01 - PYTHON SYNTAX\01 - Hello World!\script.py”, line 1
print “Hello, world!”
SyntaxError: Missing parentheses in call to ‘print’. Did you mean print(“Hello, world!”)?
Unless you do
Is there is reason for doing it this way in this lesson?
That’s because Python 2 is no longer supported. You must use Python 3 if you still want to perform Python commands.
I typed Python into the command line and for some reason it reported the latest version which is 3.x. I’ll just work around it