Technical Strength of Python
Some of the features which make Python so popular are as follows:
- It is a general purpose programming language which can be used for both scientific and non scientific programming.
- It is a platform independent programming language.
- It is a very simple high level language with vast library of add-on modules.
- It is excellent for beginners as the language is interpreted, hence gives immediate results.
- The programs written in Python are easily readable and understandable.
- It is suitable as an extension language for customizable applications.
- It is easy to learn and use.
The language is used by companies in real revenue generating products, such as:
- In operations of Google search engine, youtube, etc.
- Bit Torrent peer to peer file sharing is written using Python
- Intel, Cisco, HP, IBM, etc use Python for hardware testing.
- Maya provides a Python scripting API
- i–Robot uses Python to develop commercial Robot.
- NASA and others use Python for their scientific programming task.