This is an old copy of the Python FAQ. The information here may be outdated.

What is Python?

Python is a programming language. It’s used for many different applications. It’s used in some high schools and colleges as an introductory programming language because Python is easy to learn, but it’s also used by professional software developers at places such as Google, NASA, and Industrial Light & Magic.

If you’re curious about finding out more about Python, start with the Beginner’s Guide to Python.

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