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.

Python features

  • an interpreted, object-oriented and high-level programming language
  • simple
  • easy to learn
  • easy to read (readability)
  • have a lot of packages

Python scopes

It can be used in a wide range of applications such as

  • Big data
    • Machine Learning
    • Statistics (Time series)
  • Science
    • Bioinformatics
  • Web application developments
    • Flask
    • Django
  • Scripting role

Who uses Python?

Big techs and many more big and small businesses