[python-advocacy] A Few More Forrester Survey Questions
aahz at pythoncraft.com
Fri May 18 20:29:14 CEST 2007
On Fri, May 18, 2007, Jeff Rush wrote:
> I'm down to the wire here on answering the Forrester survey but am stumped on
> a few questions I hope someone can help me out with.
> 1) What -existing- examples of the use of Python to create social
> web applications are there? These include chat, collaboration,
> forum boards, and editable content pages, RSS feeds.
> I know I use a lot of these, but under pressure I'm not coming
> up with a lot of names. Can you throw a few my way?
> 3) What is the value of the language to developers?
> Yeah, a very common, slippery question. Toss me some good
> explanations of why -you- value Python. Readable, free,
> cross-platform, powerful. What else? I'll synthesize
> something out of everyone's answers.
I'll stick with the old chestnut: "Fits your brain"
My perspective is that I've been programming for more than thirty years,
but until Python, I never wanted to call myself a programmer because I
didn't enjoy programming enough.
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