Section Review of Writing your First Python Program

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July 10, 2020


I: Introduction

Coding, one of the most important aspects of the software development process. It is essential for programmers to be familiar with several programming languages. Python is one of the widely used languages. The language was developed by Guido Van Rossum in 1991 at CWI (Centrum Wiskunde en Informatica) located in the Netherlands. The name python was derived from the British comedy group Monty Python’s Flying Circus. The language was initially developed as a successor to ABC language.

II: Body

Developed in C and C++, Python is an interpreted programming language. As a multi-paradigm programming language, Python uses OOP (Object-Oriented Programming), procedural programming, functional programming, and imperative programming techniques. Python is easy to learn and use than many other programming languages. There are many frameworks that can be used to help you write programs using python. Frameworks are simply libraries that contain code that can be reused. Python has numerous frameworks that can be used for web application development among other things. Some of the best frameworks include Django, Pyramid, Pylons, Kogito, Web2py, Tornado, Pyramid, Twisted, Zope, etc. You can check out this list for more information about each framework. Python is an open source language which means it is free to use without any restrictions. Also python can be used on all operating systems including Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Unix, etc.

III: Conclusion

Python is a great language for beginners who want to learn how to program. It is easy to learn but powerful enough to be used in web development among other things. Python is also very intuitive and easy to read because it uses English keywords rather than punctuation symbols or special characters like other languages. This makes it easier for learners to understand the meaning of the code they are writing. Python is growing faster than ever and is being used in various fields by various organizations around the world.

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