Python is programming language popular among scientists and more.

Python is an interpreted, general-purpose high-level programming language whose design philosophy emphasizes code readability. Python aims to combine "remarkable power with very clear syntax", and its standard library is large and comprehensive as are the more specialized libraries that make up the larger python ecosystem. Its use of indentation for block delimiters is unique among popular programming languages. In recent years, it has become one of the languages of choice for scientists because of the large base of scientific libraries available.

Since 2005, the Python Software Foundation has served as an "umbrella organization" to a variety of Python-related projects, as well as sponsoring projects related to the development of the Python language. Because of Python's popularity with scientists, many of our projects are based in the sciences: biology, physics, mathematics and more.

This year, that includes the following projects: coala Core Python Dipy ERAS-Italian Mars Society Kivy MDAnalysis Mercurial MNE-Python MyHDL pgmpy PySAL PyDy PyPy Scrapinghub statsmodels Theano Tryton

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