HW1 is now available on CMS. If you are on the waitlist you will not yet have CMS access -- you will receive an extension for any assignments before your enrollment date.
To develop efficiently, have a local web server running. Python has a simple, built-in server. Use python -m http.server for python 3; use python -m SimpleHTTPServer 8000 for python 2 (execute "python" in cmd for version number). You probably have python 3.
What are some of the unusual aspects of this language? Open a console in your browser...