Python is a general purpose object oriented programming language; which is dynamically typed and interpreted using the Python interpreter.
Python was created by Guido Van Rossum in the early 90s, but it was conceptualized much before that. Python was conceptualized with one mantra
There should be one-- and preferably only one – obvious way to do it
Python is so wide-spread in its use, that most Linux and OSX distros come pre-installed with Python. Because a lot of installed software packages use Python internally.
Python is used in data science, machine learning, and especially, web development.
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