Is Python your only programming language?

Hans Nowak zephyr01 at alltel.net
Wed Aug 13 05:41:51 CEST 2003


Joe Cheng wrote:
> I'm curious about something... many Artima.com members who have a Java
> background and learned Python have come to the conclusion that Java and
> Python are highly complimentary languages.  They would never consider
> filling the place Java has in their toolbox with Python, but recognize there
> are many tasks where it really pays to add Python to the mix.
> 
> I want to ask you hard-core c.l.p Pythonistas: Do you use Python for
> everything?  (and I'm counting Python + C extensions as just Python)  Or do
> you keep another language equally close at hand, and if so, what is it?  

Currently I use Python for 95% of work and 100% of personal projects.  The 
other 5% is taken by Delphi (for development of user-friendly GUI apps on Windows).

> And
> finally, do you foresee a day when Python can be, for all practical intents
> and purposes, your only programming language?

I hope so...







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