Python is a high-level programming language first released in 1991 by Guido van Rossum, with a broad range of applications including data science, machine learning and AI, software development, and even games.

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With its focus on the developer experience and code readability, many people find it very productive to work in Python, as they can focus on their application’s core functionality, rather than lower-level programming tasks.

Python is one of the fastest-growing and most popular programming languages. …


Why is Python so popular? One of the main reasons it is popular as a programming language is that it’s a great way to learn how to code. It reads almost like plain English and has many features that allow you to write complex tasks very simply. Additionally, there are many applications for which Python is a great option, including data science, AI and machine learning, web development and Internet of Things (IoT) with devices like the Raspberry Pi.

Let’s take a deeper look at why Python is so popular in 2019.

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History of Python programming language

Python was released in 1991 by Dutchman Guido van Rossum as an interpreted programming language with an emphasis on readability. As an open-source language, it’s been used on many large scale projects with great success, including at Google, YouTube, EVE Online and Firaxis Games. …


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