Python as a Language Choice

Ben Finney bignose-hates-spam at and-zip-does-too.com.au
Tue Jun 17 03:43:25 CEST 2003


Tim Rowe wrote:
> Cousin Stanley wrote:
>>   o Large and diverse set of Application Programming Interfaces
>>     available in many areas ...
> 
> Not really a factor for me; I just as often use a plain text editor.

I think you're thinking of IDEs (Integrated Development Environments),
not APIs.

    <http://wombat.doc.ic.ac.uk/foldoc/foldoc.cgi?IDE>

> One factor for me that isn't in your list is the extensive
> availability of libraries such as numeric and the XML stuff.

That's what he meant by Application Programming Interface (API).

    <http://wombat.doc.ic.ac.uk/foldoc/foldoc.cgi?API>

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