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[Discuss] learning python - formal training opportunities ?

On 06/12/2013 01:18 PM, Jerry Feldman wrote:
> Also, think of Python as a programming language not just a scripting 
> language.

Yes. Great for little one-off programs, but great for big systems, too.  
(An air traffic control system is listed in the success stories .)

There are companies that consider Python to be one of their strategic 
advantages and would love their competitors to stay on C++ (heck, and 
use Windows servers, while they are at it).

It has flaws (big run time, inelegant language definition), but it is a 
marvelously powerful language.

No, it won't do the tight pixel-munging inner loop as fast as can C, but 
that is what libraries are for: run the tight inner loop in C!


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