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Which version of Python should you install?

by Anne Dawson PhD

Python 3 is the latest version of Python and is the recommended version as it contains new features and fixes. However, at the time of writing, Python 2.x is the most prevalent version in use around the world today. You can install both versions of Python if you wish. Although it probably isn't necessary, I would install version 2 first, then version 3.

Notes on the differences between Python 2 and Python 3

For experienced programmers only - Guido van Rossum on the migration of Python 2 to Python 3

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