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Python is a dynamic object-oriented programming language that can be used for many kinds of software development. It offers strong support for integration with other languages and tools, comes with extensive standard libraries, and can be learned in a few days.

The available on-line resources are legion. Three primary references are:


We have version 2.x.x and 3.x.x available on the LONI clusters. It is important to note that version 3.x.x is not backwards compatible with 2.x.x, i.e. scripts written to work with python 2.x.x will not necessarily work with python 3.x.x. For this reason, python 2.x.x is still used as the default.

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