Python

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Python is a programming Language. Wikipedia says:


Python is an interpreted high-level general-purpose programming language. Its design philosophy emphasizes code readability with its use of significant indentation. Its language constructs as well as its object-oriented approach aim to help programmers write clear, logical code for small and large-scale projects.

The language was developed by Guido van Rossum in the late 80's. Python 2.0 was released in 2000, Python 3.0 - with some mayor changes - in 2008. Since 2020, Python 2 is no longer supported. Python is supported on almost every platform, and easy to learn. Therefore, it is used widely.

Python is de facto the most common used programming language in natural language processing (NLP) vertical, also because the huge ecosystem of open-source packages (libraries), e.g. to develop machine learning / deep learning alghorithms (Tensorflow, Pytorch, etc.), speech recognition (Vosk, Coqui, etc.), sound processing, etc.

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