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All about the Python programming language

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What’s new in Python 3.7

Python 3.7 adds new classes for data handling, optimizations for script compilation and garbage collection, and faster asynchronous I/O

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Employers want JavaScript, but developers want Python

Employers also want developers skilled in React.js, Angular, and Node.js—but fewer developers have those skills

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Get started with Anaconda Python, the distro for data science

It provides a management GUI, a slew of scientifically oriented work environments, and tools to simplify the process of using Python for data crunching

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C completes comeback in programming popularity

The once-faltering language wins Programming Language of the Year award from the Tiobe Index

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Julia vs. Python: Julia language rises for data science

Python has turned into a data science and machine learning mainstay, while Julia was built from the ground up to do the job

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Virtualenv and venv: Python virtual environments explained

Take advantage of virtual environments in Python 2 and Python 3 to manage conflicts between Python projects

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Spark tutorial: Get started with Apache Spark

A step by step guide to loading a dataset, applying a schema, writing simple queries, and querying real-time data with Structured Streaming

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Scripting languages slip in popularity

Developers are opting for safer languages, despite ease of use offered by scripting languages like Perl, PHP, and Ruby

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Stack Overflow reveals the most-disliked programming languages

Stack Overflow Jobs data shows that developers would prefer not to work with Perl, Delphi, Visual Basic, and PHP

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What’s new in the Anaconda distribution for Python

Version 5.0.1 of the math-, science-, and data-analysis-focused distribution for Python uses newly recompiled binaries

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5 essential Python tools for data science—now improved

SciPy, Cython, Dask, HPAT, and Numba all have new versions that aid big data analytics and machine learning projects

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At GitHub, JavaScript rules in usage, TensorFlow leads in forks

Python and TypeScript makes big gains in pull requests, while Java slips to third place

Why cloud platforms should invest in the promise of Python

Python has emerged as the language developers want to use more than any other for building data-intensive projects. Python now powers some of the most complex applications on the cloud

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6 essential libraries for every Python developer

Whether you're compiling Python for speed, building native UIs for Python desktop apps, or refining existing Python code, these Python projects have you covered

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Cython 0.27 speeds Python by moving away from oddball syntax

The latest version of the Python-to-C toolkit can use Python's own native type-hinting syntax to accelerate the conversion process

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6 machine learning projects to automate machine learning

Tweaking machine learning algorithms and models won't always be for experts only, thanks to these cutting-edge projects

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Why Python and C# can’t displace Java, C, or C++

As the programming language field gets more crowded and developers use more languages in their code, Python and C# suffer from inherent limits

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4 major fixes on the Python roadmap

Whether you're into machine learning, API building, devops, or containers and microservices, you will stand to gain from these Python advances

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