Python is a general-purpose interpreted, interactive, object-oriented, and high-level programming language. It was created by Guido van Rossum during 1985- 1990. Like Perl, Python source code is also available under the GNU General Public License (GPL). This tutorial gives enough understanding on Python programming language.
This tutorial is designed for software programmers who need to learn Python programming language from scratch.
You should have a basic understanding of Computer Programming terminologies. A basic understanding of any of the programming languages is a plus.
Execute Python Programs
For most of the examples given in this tutorial you will find Try it option, so just make use of it and enjoy your learning.
Try following example using Try it option available at the top right corner of the below sample code box −
#!/usr/bin/python print "Hello, Python!"