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 For Windows computers, "Python(x,y)" is a package of software that has everything you need: For Windows computers, "Python(x,y)" is a package of software that has everything you need:
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FC7vjuegK88 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FC7vjuegK88
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 +The [[http://scipy.org/|SciPy website]] is the home for all the compilers, editors and functions libraries related to scientific computing with Python. 
  
 Python 2.X, when combined with the right library of functions, is like MatLab. The module that contains the Matlab-emulating functions is called "PyLab". PyLab is free (you can easily install it on your own computer), MatLab is expensive. PyLab gets you on track for computational physics research. Lastly, Python is the language of choice for many companies. I've heard that Google requires their job applicants to know Python.  Python 2.X, when combined with the right library of functions, is like MatLab. The module that contains the Matlab-emulating functions is called "PyLab". PyLab is free (you can easily install it on your own computer), MatLab is expensive. PyLab gets you on track for computational physics research. Lastly, Python is the language of choice for many companies. I've heard that Google requires their job applicants to know Python.