The current state and future of Python
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"So what does python have to offer? It is a nice mix of
procedural programming, object oriented and functional. That is
what I love about it. It allows you to work in a mix of all three.
It also seems that it is made by a bunch of people that understand
that while flexibility is important (Perl code) you have to be able
to READ and UNDERSTAND something written by another human being.
One way python does this is by forcing you to indent your code.
This may seem stupid to some but readability goes WAY up, when
something is consistently indented the same way. Another way they
make it easier to read than other languages is by making it more
like natural language, the language is more verbose than your
average language but not as bad as something like