Introduction to Python

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Sourabh Somani Sourabh Somani Follow Apr 01, 2018 · 1 min read
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Introduction

In this tutorial, we will learn about python, why to use it and history of python.

Python is a high-level, interpreted, interactive and object-oriented scripting language. Python is designed to be highly readable. Python is a widely used general-purpose, high-level programming language.

History of Python

  • The idea of Python forward in the late 1980s.
  • It was initially designed by Guido Van Rossum in 1991 and developed by Python Software Foundation.
  • In 1994 the primary discussion forum for python was formed.
  • Like Perl, Python source code is also available under the GNU General Public License (GPL).
  • Python is now maintained by a core development team at the institute, although Guido van Rossum still holds a vital role in directing its progress.
  • Python is a programming language that lets you work quickly and integrate systems more efficiently.
  • It uses English keywords frequently whereas other languages use punctuation, and it has fewer syntactical constructions than other languages.
  • The Python interpreter is easily extended with new functions and data types implemented in C or C++ (or other languages callable from C). Python is also suitable as an extension language for customizable applications.
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Sourabh Somani
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Sourabh Somani is a Full-Stack Engineer with several years of hands-on experience. He has been awarded 4-times Microsoft MVP award consecutively and C# Corner MVP Award 6-times. Most of the time you will find him helping people on C# Corner and StackOverflow on JavaScript, .NET and Python. He is a frequent contributor to open source software development via forums, articles, and blogs. He regularly speaks at user groups and developer conferences. His core technology interests are JavaScript, Python and .NET.