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Introduction to Programming Languages and Python

What is a Programming Language

A programming language is a vocabulary and set of grammatical rules for instructing a computer or computing device to perform specific tasks.

Programming languages are languages of computers.

Common Programming Languages

 HighlightsMost used in real world
C/C++Complex syntax, high performanceOperating Systems, Applications need high performance
JavaVerbose code, write once run anywhereAndroid development, Web Servers
PythonEasy to use, poor performanceWeb Development, Scientific Applications



Not a snake, but a programming language.

Python was fist announced in 1990 and keep growing because of its readability and easy to use. Now it is the third most popular language.


Above are pictures of main developers of four popular programming languages. What do you find?

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