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Introduction to PyCharm for Anaconda and Python

PyCharm is a popular integrated development environment (IDE) for the Python programming language. However it is easy to integrate other languages such as HTML and JavaScript. Pycharm an opensource project is developed by the JetBrains. As such, there is a rich development community that has grow up around the main project that includes numerous productivity enhancing plug-ins. Plug-ins can be used to enhance built-incode analysis, debugging and testing. PyCharm also integrates Git version control or you can install other VCS support. PyCharm particularly shines for web development with Python libraries like Django as well as data science projects with Anaconda plug-in.

PyCharm is cross-platform, with Windows, macOS and Linux versions. The free Community Edition is released under the Apache License, and there is also Professional Edition with extra features – released under a proprietary license.

How to Set up and Use PyCharm

  • Setting up PyCharm
  • Starting your first project
  • Installing Plugins
  • Changing the editor theme
  • Setting preferences
  • Searching for settings and other elements
  • Type Completion
  • Common shortcuts
  • Running scripts in PyCharm console
  • Running Scripts with Python Interactive Shell
  • Setting configuration
  • Resetting PyCharm to default

How to Get up and Running with PyCharm for Anaconda