Introduction to Python

Introduction to Python

Editorial Team
Editorial Team

Python is a general-purpose, interpreted, object-oriented scripting language. It was created by Guido van Rossum in 1991. At the time of writing this post, the latest version of python was 3.7.1.

Features of Python

  • Easy to learn – The simple structure and syntax of Python makes it easy to learn for beginners.
  • Database connectivity – Python can connect to all major databases.
  • Easy to read and maintain – Simple and clean syntax of python makes it easy to read.
  • Platform independent – Python runs on many platforms such as Windows, Linux, Mac.

Things to remember

  • Unlike several other programming languages which uses ; to indicate end of a statement, Python considers New line as the end of a statement.

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