Python is an object-oriented, high-level programming language. The development of Python was started in the late 1980s by Guido van Rossum at Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) in the Netherlands as a successor to the ABC language. The first version of Python was released in 1991.
Python was named after a popular comedy show called 'Monty Python's Flying Circus' and not after a python snake.
A Simple Python program to print Hello World:
A Simple Python function to print Hello World:
def my_function(): print("Hello World")
Python has a high built-in data structures, that is combined with dynamic typing and dynamic binding. This makes Python, a very good choice for Rapid Application Development, as well as for use as a scripting language. It is also used as a language for connecting existing components together.
Python is used for developing desktop GUI applications, web applications, scientific, business applications. It is also widely used in scientific and numeric computing.