Atom application installed (Python Ex. 0)

Installation of Atom application, for editing Python code.

Tutorial suggests using Python2 on MacOS. My Centos7 box (on same LAN) has Python2 as well. I’m going to hold off on upgrading to Python 3.

Q: From the Atom IDE, can I store/access files on the server?
Q: From the Atom IDE, can I run Python2 on the server?

Q: How to install Atom application on Mac?
A: (Installed 1.16.0 x64) and placed application on dock
Note: Additional install instructions are:
Note: The initial running of the app attempts to install atom and apm commands
Q: How to confirm if the installation placed the Atom command?
A: which atom
Note: Nothing is returned (not installed). Also confirmed by going into /usr/local/bin and don’t see atom file
Note: Additional info for installing Atom
Q: Do I really need to install atom and apm?

Q: Which terminal application to use?
A: I’m using Apple’s Terminal application. I could also use PuTTY.
Note: ssh paul@ (Within Terminal, this prompts for password)

Q: What happens when running python within terminal?
A: Python 2.7.10 (default, Oct 23 2015, 19:19:21)
[GCC 4.2.1 Compatible Apple LLVM 7.0.0 (clang-700.0.59.5)] on darwin
Note: This means that on my Mac I have Python 2.7.10

Q: How to quit out of Python?
A: quit()

Q: How to make a directory on Mac and enter directory?
Note: Ideally I’m doing this on the server, so will come back to this later
A: Various commands on Mac – which is Linux under the hood:
cd (changes to home directory)
pwd (Print Working Directory, which for me is — /Users/PaulGarth)
cd Documents (changes into the Documents folder)
mkdir PyHardDocs (Directory means — Python-LearningHardWay-Documents)
cd PyHardDocs (changes into my new directory)

Q: How to make the default directory within Atom to be my new directory?

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