A “cornicopia” is a “horn of plenty”. It keeps on giving.
Pragmatism. I can quickly write some python fast for a task I need to do now. And it will be good enough. You can start right away: you don’t need to start designing an architecture beforehand like you’d have to do in java.
Often if you fix something quickly, you’ll have to fix it a second time a day later. With python, you don’t need to write your code twice. Perhaps 1.5 times. You can add tests, you can fix up the code.
What do they use from python?
Some of these in detail.
@lockedon a command line function.
yield fromis really handy. It is just regular python code, you don’t have to think too hard like with other async solutions.
#!/usr/bin/pythonline. So they use cython to compile the couple-of-lines python script into an actual binary...
He’s been working with python for 18 years now and he’s constantly surprised by the amount of quality software you can use and that you can rely on for a long time.
Photo explanation: some 1:87 scale figures on my model railway (under construction).
My name is Reinout van Rees and I work a lot with Python (programming language) and Django (website framework). I live in The Netherlands and I'm happily married to Annie van Rees-Kooiman.
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