PyCharm Community for PC is a free Python IDE with a complete set of tools for productive development with the Python programming language. In addition, the IDE offers top-notch features for professional web development with the Django framework. Intelligent PC Python IDE with refactorings, debugger, code completion, on-the-fly code analysis and coding productivity alignment.
How to install Pycharm
Here are step-by-step instructions on how to download and install Pycharm IDE on Windows:
Step 1) To download PyCharm, visit the website https://www.jetbrains.com/pycharm/download/ and click on the “DOWNLOAD” link in the community section.
Step 2) After the download is complete, run the exe to install PyCharm. The setup wizard should have started. Click Next”.
Step 3) On the next screen, change the installation path if needed. Click Next”.
Step 4) On the next screen, create a desktop shortcut if needed and click “Next”.
Step 5) Select the start menu folder. Keep selected JetBrains and click “Install”.
Step 6) Wait for the installation to complete.
Step 7) When the installation is complete, you should receive a message that PyCharm is installed. If you want to continue, first click on the “Run PyCharm Community Edition” box and then click “Finish”.
Step 8) After you click “Finish”, you will see the following screen.
Features and highlights
Be more productive
Save time while PyCharm takes care of the routine. Focus on the bigger things and use the keyboard-centric approach to make the most of PyCharm’s many productivity features.
Get intelligent support
It knows everything about your code. Rely on intelligent code completion, fast error checking and quick fixes, easy project navigation, and more.
Increase code quality
Write clean and maintainable code while the IDE helps you control quality with PEP8 checks, test support, intelligent refactoring, and a variety of inspections.
Simply everything you need
The app was designed by programmers for programmers to provide all the tools you need for productive Python development.
Intelligent Python support
It offers intelligent code completion, code inspections, on-the-fly error highlighting and quick fixes, as well as automated code refactorings and extensive navigation features.
Web Development Frameworks
It provides excellent framework-specific support for modern web development frameworks such as Django, Flask, Google App Engine, Pyramid and web2py.
It integrates with IPython Notebook, has an interactive Python console, and supports Anaconda and several scientific packages, including matplotlib and NumPy.
Remote development features
Run, debug, test, and deploy applications to remote hosts or virtual machines with remote interpreters, a built-in SSH terminal, and Docker and Vagrant integration.
Integrated developer tools
A huge collection of out-of-the-box tools: an integrated debugger and test runner; Python profiler; a built-in terminal; and integration with major VCS and integrated database tools.
Support for Jupyter notebooks has been completely redesigned: Edit notebook files directly and run cells directly from the editor. PyCharm also automatically starts a Jupyter notebook server for you.
CSS quick documents
Modern CSS is very powerful, which means there are many concepts to understand. To help you focus on the concepts rather than the order of shorthand properties, Quick Documents have been improved.
It’s easy to find a file, but usually you’re not just looking for the file, you’re looking for a specific location in the file. Recent Locations show you the locations you have recently seen and helped you navigate between them.