Differences between revisions 584 and 585
Revision 584 as of 2009-03-02 22:40:04
Size: 3535
Editor: BarryWarsaw
Comment:
Revision 585 as of 2009-03-02 23:27:29
Size: 3535
Editor: BarryWarsaw
Comment:
Deletions are marked like this. Additions are marked like this.
Line 53: Line 53:
    * Experimental source code version control mirrors     * Experimental distributed version control mirrors

The Python Wiki

Python is a great object-oriented, interpreted, and interactive programming language. It is often compared (favorably of course :-) ) to Lisp, Tcl, Perl, Ruby, C#, Visual Basic, Visual Fox Pro, Scheme or Java... and it's much more fun.

Python combines remarkable power with very clear syntax. It has modules, classes, exceptions, very high level dynamic data types, and dynamic typing. There are interfaces to many system calls and libraries, as well as to various windowing systems. New built-in modules are easily written in C or C++ (or other languages, depending on the chosen implementation). Python is also usable as an extension language for applications written in other languages that need easy-to-use scripting or automation interfaces.

Getting Started

Events, Courses, Conferences

Python Software

Participating in the Community

Using this Wiki

Feel free to add more useful stuff (see HelpContents and HelpOnEditing to learn how), but do us a favour and do tests in the WikiSandBox if you're not accustomed to Wiki technologies. If you're new to Wikis, please read WikiWikiWeb.

See WikiGuidelines for details of the policies and rules governing this Wiki.

See RecentChanges for a history, available in RSS format (http://www.python.org/moin/?action=rss_rc). To see pages which need writing, take a look at DesiredPages.

FrontPage (last edited 2017-09-05 15:21:14 by MatsWichmann)

Unable to edit the page? See the FrontPage for instructions.