A common question that I get from students is why python? What makes it so popular today.  from TechRepublic asked me a similar question.

Python is very popular because of its set of robust libraries that make it such a dynamic and a fast programming language. It’s object-oriented, and it really allows for everything from creating a website, to app development, to creating different types of data models.

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