Technical Strength of Python

Some of the features which make Python so popular are as follows:

  • It is a general purpose programming language which can be used for both scientific and non scientific programming.
  • It is a platform independent programming language.
  • It is a very simple high level language with vast library of add-on modules.
  • It is excellent for beginners as the language is interpreted, hence gives immediate results.
  • The programs written in Python are easily readable and understandable.
  • It is suitable as an extension language for customizable applications.
  • It is easy to learn and use.

The language is used by companies in real revenue generating products, such as:

  • In operations of Google search engine, youtube, etc.
  • Bit Torrent peer to peer file sharing is written using Python
  • Intel, Cisco, HP, IBM, etc use Python for hardware testing.
  • Maya provides a Python scripting API
  • i–Robot uses Python to develop commercial Robot.
  • NASA and others use Python for their scientific programming task.