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Introduction to Python


What is Python?

Python is an interpreted programming language, created by Guido van Rossum in 1991. What the language is most famous for is its simplicity and readability. Also, Python programmers benefit from the many default functions and utilities, for working with lists, for example.

Hello world in Python

Once you installed a Python interpreter on your machine, you can execute your first Python program.

print("Hello world")

Getting Python to print "Hello world" is as simple as that.