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Can't get script to work in console

At the very first video I cannot get my console to run the script Hello world - python hello.py

I get the error msg "syntax error near unexpected token 'python'

Any ideas?

4 Answers

David Bouchare
David Bouchare
9,224 Points

Which console are you using? Treehouse's workspace or your own terminal?

Also, have you tried typing 'python' in a terminal and run the hello world code?

The Treehouse workspace.

David Bouchare
David Bouchare
9,224 Points

OK, and you have created a file called hello.py with the following code in it (or slightly similar):

print("hello, world")

Yes - I actually just got it to work, don't know how :)