[BangPypers] Python grows in 2007
dorai at thodla.com
Thu Jan 3 16:12:58 CET 2008
Thanks. Some wonderful resources.
On Jan 3, 2008 8:17 PM, Sridhar Ratnakumar <sridhar.ratna at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jan 3, 2008 7:53 PM, Dorai Thodla <dorai at thodla.com> wrote:
> > This is a great discussion. We can look at some factors and trends:
> > 1. Adoption of Python in leading influencers in marketplace (Third most
> > language in Google, IronPython on the rise in Microsoft, Python efforts
> > Sun etc.)
> > 2. Typical sponsors, attendees of Python conferences like PyCon
> > 3. The number of applications, libraries, web frameworks in Python
> > 4. Google trends (
> > This just shows search trends which does not really mean much.
> > 5. Number of open source packages written in Python (vs PERL, PHP, Ruby,
> > Java, C# in the last 2 years)
> > I am a Python fan too and feel that it has the best mix of elegance and
> > productivity. But I always wonder why some of the most popular web
> > applications - WikiMedia, Wordpress, Flickr, Facebook are all based on
> > Is it the scalability? Simplicity? The availability of free tools and
> > libraries? Low entry point coming in from C?
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