Who uses Python?

anthro398 jim.tuttle at gmail.com
Wed Jun 6 15:26:13 CEST 2007


On Jun 4, 3:37 pm, walterbyrd <walterb... at iname.com> wrote:
> I mean other than sysadmins, programmers, and web-site developers?
>
> I have heard of some DBAs who use a lot of python.
>
> I suppose some scientists. I think python is used in bioinformatics. I
> think some math and physics people use python.
>
> I suppose some people use python to learn "programming" in general.
> Python would do well as a teaching language.
>
> I would think that python would be a good language for data analysis.
>
> Anything else? Finance? Web-analytics? SEO? Digital art?


I use Python to automate GIS vector and raster processing, to generate
and translate metadata, and to build repository ingest objects to feed
a digital archive.  I'm a librarian and coordinate a federally funded
research project, http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/ncgdap/  We also have
another Python developer in the library who use it to process data and
metadate for various library catalog functions.




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