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General purpose language.
If Paython, as its says in the introduction, can be used to build anything. Why then there's specialized languages ? Why not use python to build a website instead of java script, css, and HTML.?.
I'm an absolute beginner
Kevin Gates14,947 Points
This is a great question. The answer to this question is multifaceted.
In part, certain technologies started in a particular area (Front-end, back-end, gaming, etc.) and therefore became the major players in those areas initially before other languages also gained the ability to do similar tasks.
Additionally, different languages are designed with certain goals in mind. So if you have a bolt for instance, you could use pliers to tighten it. However, it may be easier to use a socket wrench. Both the pliers and socket wrench can tighten the bolt but if you are loosening and tightening bolts all the time, you will be a lot more efficient with a socket wrench set than some pliers.
I hope this begins to open up your understanding of why we have various languages. :)