What is Python?
An Introduction to Python programming language
Python is invented by Guido van Rossum. He is big a fan of “Monty Python’s Flying Circus“, a British surreal sketch comedy series. He named after Monty Python.
Guido released Python in 1991 as open source from the start. He was chief decision-maker until 2018. But he is still very much involved in Python development.
- an interpreted, object-oriented and high-level programming language
- easy to learn
- easy to read (readability)
- have a lot of packages
It can be used in a wide range of applications such as
- Big data
- Machine Learning
- Statistics (Time series)
- Web application developments
- Scripting role