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Indra Bergmans
Indra Bergmans
2,199 Points

How do you explain Python?


I tried explaining Python to people. Usually I would just tell them that it's a programming-language. But how would you explain Python if you had to be more specific? I didn't get all that far in Python yet, so I'm asking you guys what you would say.

Also, what do you Python people wanna achieve, by learning Python? What jobs are you thinking of? Just curious!

Greetings, Indra Bergmans

2 Answers

Ari Misha
Ari Misha
19,323 Points

Hiya there! Python is a general purpose , dynamically typed and has easier to read syntax , higher level programming language. Python is the most versatile and flexible language i know, even better than JavaScript. Python is very easier to read and prefers "explicit over implicit" conventions. Python has very active community and had an insane rise in popularity in recent years. Python can be used in Backend servers, web development, penetration testing , web security, Data Science, AIs(Artificial Intelligence), Deep Machine Learning, creating spiders, and so much more. Data Science and Machine Learning is probably the hottest thing in IT right now. Also, in Data Science, Python is taking over R right now. There are tons of libraries are out there for pretty much every task , written in Python.

And thats how i'd explain Python to anyone who knows atleast little bit about Python and programming language.

~ Ari

Indra Bergmans
Indra Bergmans
2,199 Points

Thank you Ari,

That is a really great answer!