Python is a dynamic modern object -oriented programming language
that is easy to learn and can be used to do a lot of things both big and small.
Python is what is referred to as a high level language.
That means it is a language that is closer to humans than computer.
It is also known as a general purpose programming language due to it's flexibility.
Python did not get it's name from the snake but rather from the British comedy
group known as Monty Python.
Python is object -oriented means it regards everything as an object.
An object in the real world could be a person or a car.
Python is an interpreted language that does not need to be complied like for example java programming language. It is interpreted and run on the fly the same time.
Python has been used in a lot of places like in creating games, for statistical data and visualization, speech and face recognition.
Some of the biggest websites on this planet earth use python in one way or another. Examples include:
In this beginners course you will learn some basics of Python and create some projects. Python is widely used across multiple industries like data science, machine learning, web development just to mention a few.