Python | News, how-tos, features, reviews, and videos

library shelves books stacks
state of the cio survey newsletter

python snake programming language

Python’s popularity surges as a mainstay language

Java, C, C++, VisualBasic.Net, Kotlin, Matlab, Rust, and TypeScript also gain while Ruby and F# slip

green tree python / close-up / details

Python to be guided by a steering council

An expected light touch may mean developers won’t notice much difference in how the language evolves

guido van rossum portrait 2014

Guido van Rossum resigns: What’s next for Python

Python’s designer explains why he stepped down as “benevolent dictator for life”—and how he’ll stay involved with the language

ice climbing

Python, Scala climb the ranks of language popularity

Python’s rise has been steady, while Scala’s rise this time may last longer than before

A computer desktop with the word Python screens monitors code coding

Python developers profiled: What you use, what you do

A survey of 9,500 developers shows what Python programmers use and what they work on. See how typical you are as a Python developer

toy rocket ship

Cython tutorial: How to speed up Python

How to use Cython and its Python-to-C compiler to give your Python applications a rocket boost

tortoise on skateboard race improvement training

C completes comeback in programming popularity

How C won 2017's Programming Language of the Year award from the Tiobe Index

intel vs amd

Why Python and C# can’t displace Java, C, or C++

As the programming language field gets more crowded and developers use more languages in their code, Python and C# suffer from inherent limits

A mans hand and arm are seen depositing a survey into a sealed ballot box

Survey says Python is tops with developers

Packt survey finds Python is the most commonly used tool, while Splunk, Hadoop, and Kafka skills draw the highest pay

Load More