[STORY-TIME] THE BDFL AND HIS PYTHON PETTING ZOO
rustompmody at gmail.com
Sun Feb 7 02:31:56 EST 2016
On Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 8:04:42 AM UTC+1, Paul Rubin wrote:
> Steven D'Aprano writes:
> > According to TIOBE, Python's popularity continues to grow:
> > http://www.tiobe.com/index.php/content/paperinfo/tpci/index.html
> I wonder how much of that growth is Python 3 and how much is Python 2.
> I'm amazed there's still so much C being done. I meet good programmers
> all the time these days, who have never touched C code.
> The crash of Objective-C is amusing ;-).
> It's surprising that R places at all, given the amount of math that its
> users need to know.
> I wonder what it means that Perl is booming. Hmm.
Nice points: Programming language popularity is generally voodoo.
I am only surprised at your surprise at R.
Data (science) is after all the hot subject
A programmer moving into that field typically starts with python
A statistician typically starts R
[My voodoo of course :-) ]
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