[Tutor] Choice of Python

Marc Tompkins marc.tompkins at gmail.com
Tue Dec 28 19:01:46 CET 2010

On Tue, Dec 28, 2010 at 9:56 AM, Emile van Sebille <emile at fenx.com> wrote:

> On 12/28/2010 9:46 AM Marc Tompkins said...
>  I love, love, love me some Python - it fits the way I think better than
>> any
>> other language I've used - but there is one consideration that occurs to
>> me:
>> Python is nearly ubiquitous on Linux/Mac, and easy to download and install
>> on Windows - but most bargain-basement Web hosts don't support it (I'm
>> looking at YOU, GoDaddy.)
>> If you're using a premium hosting company ("premium" doesn't necessarily
>> mean "extremely expensive", but you do need to compare hosting plans), or
>> if
>> you plan on hosting your site yourself, then I would absolutely recommend
>> Python (with or without Django or what-have-you) for Web development...
>> but
>> if you plan on using GoDaddy, stick with PHP.
> http://help.godaddy.com/article/809 would seem to indicate differently...
> Emile
> Hmmmm!  That's new since I last looked into it.  Color me intrigued...

Has anybody tried GoDaddy's Python support?
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