Considering migrating to Python from Visual Basic 6 for engineering applications

paul.hermeneutic at paul.hermeneutic at
Wed Feb 17 16:18:51 EST 2016

On Wed, Feb 17, 2016 at 12:49 PM,  <wrong.address.1 at> wrote:
> Could someone kindly tell me advantages and disadvantages of Python? Or any better options? I have like 40-50 VB Forms and may be around 20000 lines of code. It will be a task to learn a new language and translate/re-write that code.

Why are you looking to change from VB? Too slow? Cannot run on
anything but Windows? Buggy?

I, like most people here, would encourage you to learn Python 3.
However, there is something to be said for "if it ain't broke, don't
fix it."

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