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WHAT IS PYTHON


Python is a programming language that was developed by GUIDO VAN ROSSUM. He is a Dutch programmer who developed Python in the late 80's. He has worked for Google, Elemental Security, CWI, and SARA. He is currently working for DROPBOX.

Guido is a big fan of the television show MONTY PYTHONS FLYING CIRCUS - which is what the language is named after. The Interpreter for the language is called 'IDLE' after Eric Idle who is a main character in the show.

Python is a 'HIGH LEVEL' language that is 'INTERPRETED' at runtime. This just means that when you run the code the program converts it into something it can use at the time you run it. Python is an 'OBJECT ORIENTATED' language.