Python is a general-purpose, high-level, remarkably powerful dynamic programming language that is used in a wide variety of application domains. Python supports multiple programming paradigms, including object-oriented, imperative and functional programming styles. We at FOSSEE promote Python for scientific computing through various activities like Python Textbook Companion, creation of spoken tutorials & courses like SDES.

  • Easy to read and learn
  • Free/Libre and Open Source
  • Useful for scientific computing
  • Powerful interactive interpreter
  • Extensive scientific libraries
  • Well documented
  • Numeric and Symbolic computation
  • 2D/3D Plotting
  • Useful for scientific computing
  • User interfaces
  • Parallel computing
  • Machine learning & Image Processing
  • Game development
  • Web Development
  • And Much More

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