New to python and rendering

Hey everyone
I have never used Python and I use Blender’s internal renderer.
I want to start using Yafray but I don’t know which Python I should install and where I should put it. The same applies for Yafray. Can someone please give me some assistance in installing and using Python and Yafray.

A good starting point might be here:

got it working now

How about briefly extending this post? What environment are you working with? Did you encounter any particular issues along the way?