Updated: 03/06/2020 by Computer Hope

Python may refer to any of the following:

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1. Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming language that was first developed by Guido van Rossum in 1989 and released in 1991. Below is an example of how you could print "Hello World!" in Python. This one line could be saved as and executed by typing python from the command line.

print "Hello, World!"

Running a Python script from the command line

To run a Python script from the command type "python" and the name of the script you want to run. For example, to run the above script you'd type the following command.


2. Python is a short name for describing the UsRobotics Sportster Python 56k modem. Compared to the UsRobotics Rex, the Python modem has jumpers.

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