Python: An Introduction

Python was created by Guido Van Rossum in late 1980s at National Research Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science in the Netherlands. It is derived from many other languages like Modula-3, C, C++, Algol-68 and Unix Shell.It is object oriented , open source, cross platform, high-level dynamic and interpreted language . Python programming is very powerful, expressive and easiest language to learn and use.

Features of Python

  • easy to learn and use
  • comprises of board library
  • free and open source
  • object-oriented concepts
  • extensible

Interactive Mode :- A command line which gives immediate result for each statements.

Script Mode :- It is used to write set of statements/instruction in python. Set of statements store in file with .py extension.

IDLE :- It refers to “Integrated Development Environment” in python. It comprises Python shell program which lets user to type instruction into system.

If you decide to design your own language there are thousand of sort amateur language designer pitfalls.~ Guido Van Rossum

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