Python: A complete overview in 5 min

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 Python: A complete overview in 5 min

 what is Python?

    A general-purpose high-level programming language. 

Used for :

   ➡Console application
   ➡Desktop application
   ➡Web application
   ➡Mobile application
   ➡Machine learning
   ➡IOT application
   ➡AI programming
   ➡Calculator in the GUI app

Apps in Python : 

    ➡YouTube
    ➡Mozilla Firefox
    ➡Google
    ➡Dropbox
    ➡Quora

About Python : 

   ➡Very simple and straightforward
    ➡Case sensitive
    ➡Object-oriented programming
    ➡dynamically typed
    ➡Interpreter not compiler(no need of declaration)
   Python 3
  ➡Indentation in place of curly braces

Features : 

   ➡Code readability
    ➡Automatic memory management
    ➡Dynamically typed
    ➡Large library
    ➡Multi-paradigm programming(oops procedure)
    ➡Interactive
   ➡Platform independent
   ➡Open source 

Invented by: Guido Van Rossum

why named python: because Guido Van Rossum was a big fan of Monty pythons flying circus" 

Born: SETL (set language) ➡ ABC Language ➡ Python 

History of Python : 

    ➡1980 started
    ➡1989 implementation
    ➡1991 finally published
    ➡1994 python 1

  Python 1           1994 
    ➡Python 1.5       1997
    ➡Python 1.6       2000
    ➡Python 2         2000
    ➡Python 2.1       2001
    ➡Python 2.2       2001
    ➡Python 2.7. 15 1st may 2018

    Python 3            2008 
    ➡Python 3.1        2009
    ➡ python 3.2       2011
    ➡Python 3.4       2014
    ➡python 3.6.5     28 March 2018
    ➡Python 3.7.0      27 June 2018

 ➡Python 3.8 .0 candidate 1      29 September 2018
 ➡Python 3.8.final  expected til 20 October 2019



image courtesy: python.org 

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