Over the years, Python has become one of the major general purpose programming language that the industry and academia care about. But even with a vast community around the language, very few of them are aware of how Python is actually executed on a computer system. Some of them have a vague idea of how Python is executed, which is partly because it’s totally possible to know nothing about it and still be a successful Python programmer. They believe that unlike C/C++, Python is “interpreted” instead of “compiled”, i.e. they are executed one statement at a time rather that converting down to some kind of machine code. It is not entirely correct. …

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