The first time you install PyCharm, the theme will default to IntelliJ. But, if you prefer something darker, I suggest you use Darcula. I personally prefer a darker IDE, so I go with a custom version of Darcula that's tailored to my tastes.
However, let's start with the default UI and see how we can make PyCharm look a little better.
The first thing that hit me when I opened up PyCharm was the hideous font set by default to be Courier New. Let's change this:
With the color scheme set to Default, you will need to save ...