why should I learn python
grante at visi.com
Fri Sep 7 04:31:54 CEST 2007
On 2007-09-06, André <andre.roberge at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sep 6, 7:29 pm, windandwaves <nfranc... at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sep 7, 9:50 am, James Stroud <jstr... at mbi.ucla.edu> wrote:
>> > Seewww.python.org. Trust us all when we say that its the best.
>> I get that feeling - yes. Question is:
>> 1. what is it good for?
> Pretty much any programming task, except perhaps those that require
> extreme computation speed (like weather modeling).
Even then there are some very powerful numerical and scientific
libraries that are _way_ easier to use from Python that they
are from C and Fortran (the languages in which such libraries
are often written). You gain 99% of the speed with none of the
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