Python is a high-level programming language for general-purpose programming. It’s an open-source programming language that is known for its simple, and easy to learn, syntax. It’s a great language for first-time programmers.
Python is used for:
Python is an interpreted language, so it doesn’t need to be compiled. This helps speed up development, as no extra compile step is required.
In computer science, an interpreter is a computer program that directly executes instructions written in a programming or scripting language, without requiring them previously to have been compiled into a machine language program.
Python was initially created in December 1989 by a Dutch programmer, Guido van Rossum . He was an employee for Stichting Mathematisch Centrum (CWI) at the time, and that’s where Python was used initially. He named Python after the British sketch comedy series, Monty Python’s Flying Circus.
Why don’t you watch him explaining it? Here is the link:
The Story of Python, by Its Creator, Guido van Rossum
The most recent major version of Python is Python 3, which we use in this tutorial.
Basically, if you are looking for a job then Python is for you. It opens many opportunities and different positions in programming.
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