4 Reasons All Web Developers Should Learn Python

1. It’s Versatile

Python is great for Web Development offering amazing web frameworks like Django which make it extremely efficient to spin up web applications. However it’s real advantage is its versatility.

  • Data Visualization
  • Web Development
  • Machine Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Web Scraping
  • Game and Mobile App Development
  • Process Automation

2. It’s Popular

Python is the most popular programming language in the world and roughly 30% of all code is written in Python.

3. Strong Job Opportunities

Due to its popularity, there of course are plenty of jobs for engineers who have strong Python skills. According to ActiveState, the industries with the most need for Python are insurance, retail banking, aerospace, finance, business services, hardware, healthcare, consulting services, info-tech (think: Google), and software development

4. It’s Easy!

Python is known as a readable programming language; its syntax was designed to be interpretable and concise, and has inspired many other coding languages. This bodes well for first-timers and those who are new to programming. And, since it typically requires fewer lines of code to perform the same operation in Python than in other languages, it’s much faster to write and complete scripts. In the long run, this saves developers time, which can then be used to further improve their Python.

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