Where is Python in the scheme of things?
hg at nospam.com
Wed Oct 4 22:36:42 CEST 2006
> As a complete novice in the study of Python, I am asking myself where this
> language is superior or better suited than others. For example, all I see in
> the tutorials are lots of examples of list processing, arithmetic
> calculations - all in a DOS-like environment.
> What is particularly disappointing is the absence of a Windows IDE,
> components and an event driven paradigm. How does Python stand relative to
> the big 3, namely Visual C++, Visual Basic and Delphi? I realize that these
> programming packages are quite expensive now while Python is free (at least
> for the package I am using - ActivePython).
> Please discuss where Python shines.
Big three? ... not sure even Bill agrees with you.
Code in Python and decide for yourself ... but again, nowadays, you're
to compare with C#, VB ... if you want to be in; that is.
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