Python is a general purpose programming language. It was released in 1991.
Python is a programming language and it is used for building software, analysing data, creating scripts for systems and making dynamic websites. Dynamic websites usually interact with a database, e.g. a MySQL database.
Python success can be accredited to a number of reasons:
- It is free, Open Source software
- It is Cross-Platform (it works in Windows, Mac, Linux)
- It is extremely easy to learn
- It is fast