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The current state and future of Python

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So what does python have to offer? It is a nice mix of procedural programming, object oriented and functional. That is what I love about it. It allows you to work in a mix of all three. It also seems that it is made by a bunch of people that understand that while flexibility is important (Perl code) you have to be able to READ and UNDERSTAND something written by another human being.

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Created by vlovindia 5 years 16 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 16 weeks ago
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Why another scripting language for the desktop?

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Stuart Langridge recently wrote about a new scripting language he was developing for the desktop...His idea is that you design a very simple language to access D-BUS resources to allow people to connect those resources in a simple way "without knowing how to program". This request pops up quite a lot: To provide scripting to the masses so to speak.

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Created by serdar 5 years 22 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 22 weeks ago
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The A-Z of programming languages: Python

http://www.computerworld.com

And, yes, the language's name is indeed a tribute to Monty Python's Flying Circus

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Created by mads 5 years 47 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 47 weeks ago
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The A-Z of Programming Languages: Python

http://www.computerworld.com.au

Our series on the most popular programming languages continues as we chat to Van Rossum, the man behind Python.

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Created by serdar 5 years 50 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 50 weeks ago
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The importance of delivering localized Linux

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What I want to say it’s quite obvious, if Linux vendors want to penetrate the newbies market, they must provide fully localized ISO images, there are no excuses. This is my point of view.

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Created by anna 6 years 29 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 29 weeks ago
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Perl – An Awesome Programming Language

http://blogs.pcworld.com

"I have just finished learning the programming language Perl, and let me tell you, this is one amazing language. It can do almost anything! It's very easy to learn if you have a knowledge of C or C++. If you don't, I suggest learning Python first..."

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Created by can.axis 6 years 33 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 33 weeks ago
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Customize your laptop keyboard with X and KDE

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I am a Linux user, and I recently got an eMachines laptop. Since I'm Uruguayan, my mother tongue is Spanish, and that presented a problem: laptops usually have an American-style keyboard, and Spanish (as well as Portuguese, French, German, and other languages) requires some special keys that aren't on American keyboards.

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Created by Jimbob 7 years 1 day ago – Made popular 7 years 2 hours ago
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Free Software empowers African languages

http://www.translate.org.za

"Once again Free and Open Source software demonstrated its power by allowing people to change software to meet their needs, instead of hoping that one day a proprietary vendor might care enough to meet their needs."

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