Python: Your first program in an Open Source IDE

(1) Objective

To learn basic input and output coding in an open source ide.

(2) Requirements

  • Download Light Table (
  • Write a program that outputs a question. This example might look like this: "Please enter your age"
  • Then let the user enter the answer: "Please enter your age: 23"
  • Use the entry for something meaningful (more or less): "Then you are of legal age."

Use Python 3 to program your little program. So you have to save your project as .py and you have to download Python 3 ( In your cmd you can write "python .py" and then your program starts.

(3) Expected outcome

  • A screenshot of your little program in the IDE
  • Provide the code on a repository in your account
  • A tweet or post on Facebook with the screenshot, e.g. "Made a #Python program with #LightTable at #FOSSASIA #GCI @fossasia @kushaldas @ThePSF"

(4) Links

Task tags

  • python
  • i/o
  • table light
  • ide

Students who completed this task

9at8, nuboro, Yathannsh, Aditya Singh, Amaan, Aditya Jyoti Paul, marioscappini, Kai En, Juanvhook, Dragernix, allergo, shiftsayan, Dhairya Vayada, choyiny, Aishwarya, Jie Qi Boh, Latterization, mYsTeRi0us, Yekoss, Nimper, Ian Hoegen, DianaChang, akud12, JLeow00, hirurana, Yasoob, Muakasan, Jason Park, femi.lamptey, AK, Albin Kottaram, Shashank, ethoshansen, Anshuman73, pineappleskyes, jumbolimbo, cribsb, Oana Rosca, shubhangsati, jQwotos, Duc Phan Duy, spideyonthego, seadog007, Dani Pop, daniellim, Paarthri, Ronin, Rohyt, ynther

Task type

  • code Code