Language election


Why Python? by Eric Raymond on Apr 30, 2000 in Linux Journal.

It was written more than 12 years ago when Python was far less powerful than today but, nonetheless, his opinion and first experiences with the language may be quite similar to what happens to some people nowadays.

Language comparison


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Information retrieved on August 12th, 2012

Programming Language Statistics

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sources: C, C++, Java, Matlab & Python

Language comparison (monthly commits as percent of total)

The lines show the count of monthly commits made by source code developers. Commits including multiple languages are counted once for each language. More


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sources: C, C++, Matlab, Java & Python | C, C++, Matlab & Python | C, C++ & Python

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C vs Python


C++ vs Python


Matlab vs Python


Java vs Python


sources: C & Python | C++ & Python | Matlab & Python | Java & Python