"Let's play a little game of deduction. I'll give you a
description of a certain high-level, object-oriented programming
language, and you tell me what it is. It's been around since the
early 1990s and is free to use and currently in hundreds of
open-source applications. Platform independence is one of its big
hallmarks. Improved readability and reuse are natural benefits of
the language. It's sometimes seen as a major improvement on an
older language that was used as its basis. An exhaustive standard
library is included that covers everything from I/O to data
structures. A number of extension libraries are also available for
strategic business applications such as Web development, database
interactions, CORBA, GUIs, and even Web services. And last,
organizations such as BEA Systems Inc., IBM, Google Technology
Inc., Yahoo Inc., Disney, Red Hat Inc., and even Industrial Light
& Magic all use it.
"Now after all those clues, your answer is probably the Java
language. Wrong. The answer is Python..."
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