What is Python?
It is programming language that can be used for many tasks. It has become increasingly popular in recent years with millions of developers using the language. The language was invented by Guido van Rossum in 1991 and is now considered one of the most popular programming languages
What is it used for?
Python is a general-purpose language, meaning it can be used for a multitude of applications. It can help in building websites, automating tasks, and running data analysis and machine learning algorithms.
Python was created with a simple syntax that would be easy for beginners to pick up. The language highly values the writing of easy-to-read code. Although languages like C++ are better suited for speed-intensive applications, Python still has many applications. Writing code in Python can often save significant time over other languages.
What are some features of Python?
As mentioned before, Python is a language that highly values code readability. Unlike other languages, Python uses indentation over curly braces. Python also has both object-oriented and functional-programming features (you will learn about these later).
How can I learn Python?
There are plenty of ways to learn Python including the official documentation at python.org and the blogs on this website.