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Python Online Compiler

Practice Python using this online Python IDE. Run Python code within your browser without downloading any software. Supports all Python libraries and works with all python modules.

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Python Programming Language

Python, the high-level, interpreted programming language, has taken the world by storm with its simplicity and versatility. Whether you're a budding developer, a seasoned coder, or even someone from a non-technical background, Python opens up a world of possibilities.

Why Choose Python?

Python's syntax is clear and intuitive, making it an excellent language for beginners. However, don't let its simplicity fool you—Python is powerful enough to handle complex applications. Here are a few reasons why Python stands out:

  • Ease of Learning and Use: Python's syntax is designed to be readable and straightforward. This allows new programmers to pick it up quickly and easily implement their ideas.
  • Versatility: From web development to machine learning, Python is versatile. Its vast range of libraries and frameworks, such as Django for web development and TensorFlow for machine learning, makes it a go-to choice for developers.
  • Community Support: With one of the largest programming communities, Python benefits from a wealth of documentation, forums, and tutorials. This community support is invaluable for both learning and troubleshooting.
  • Career Opportunities: Python's widespread use in emerging technologies ensures a high demand for Python developers. Learning Python can open doors to various career paths in software development, data analysis, artificial intelligence, and more.

Top companies using Python:

  • Google
  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Spotify
  • Quora
  • Netflix
  • Dropbox
  • Reddit

Compiler Vs Interpreter

In the context of Python, the terms "compiler" and "interpreter" refer to how Python code is executed on a computer. Understanding the difference between these two concepts is crucial for both beginners and experienced programmers, as it influences the way Python code is written and executed.


A compiler is a program that translates the entire source code of a programming language into machine code (binary code) before it is executed. However, Python does not follow this approach strictly in its execution model.


An interpreter, on the other hand, directly executes instructions written in a programming or scripting language without previously converting them to an object or machine code. Python is often referred to as an interpreted language because Python code is executed line by line by the Python interpreter. The Python interpreter reads the code, interprets it, and then executes it, which means there's no compilation stage before the execution as in languages like C or C++.

Try out the Python interpreter

To get started with the python interpreter, type the following code into the integrated terminal of the online python compiler above


Then try writing python code after the >>>. For example,

Python 3.8.10 (default, Jun 22 2022, 20:18:18) 
[GCC 9.4.0] on linux
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> print('Hello World')

Gives the output:

>>> print("Hello World")
Hello World

To exit the interactive interpreter call quit() or press control + d

>>> quit()

Codedamn Python Compiler

The codedamn online compiler utilizes the power of cloud computing to give you a fast and reliable coding experience. When you boot the online python compiler, a docker container is started on a remote linux computer. This docker container is already setup to interpret your Python code and check for any errors or problems. As the python code is executed, the output / errors will show up on the integrated terminal of the online python compiler.

Try out the Python online compiler

To get started, type your python code into the script.py file. For example,

# Python program to check if year is a leap year or not

# To get year (integer input) from the user
year = int(input("Enter a year: "))

# divided by 100 means century year (ending with 00)
# century year divided by 400 is leap year
if (year % 400 == 0) and (year % 100 == 0):
    print("{0} is a leap year".format(year))

# not divided by 100 means not a century year
# year divided by 4 is a leap year
elif (year % 4 ==0) and (year % 100 != 0):
    print("{0} is a leap year".format(year))

# if not divided by both 400 (century year) and 4 (not century year)
# year is not leap year
    print("{0} is not a leap year".format(year))

You can now run your code using the terminal. Type in:

python3 script.py

This will execute the code an show the output in the integrated terminal

python3 script.py
Enter a year: 2000
2000 is a leap year

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