At least not anytime soon! Let’s see why people think Python may be going away and what the actual data shows us.
In the last few months, perhaps a year or more, a lot of people started talking about how Python would be going away in favor of other newer programming languages like Julia, Rust, Go, etc. However today I want to discuss what the data actually show us and I’ll let you make your own conclusions (though, based on the title, you know mine).
Let’s get started with some of the arguments against Python.
There are a number of arguments against Python, and how other languages are filling that gap, or resolving some of the issues. Let’s see some of the arguments against Python.
Python is SLOW, it is well known that Python can’t perform side by side to programming languages like C++, Go, or Rust (among others), but sometimes speed is not all. Python may not be the fastest programming language, but with the right setups, libraries, and coding it can support wild volumes, process huge amounts of data. Don’t be obsessed with raw speed only, most of the time you won’t need it, and the simplicity of Python and availability of developers may well compensate for the lack of speed.
Even though since Python supports types with Python 3.6 - Typings, it is also true that while you can annotate a variable with a type to have better code completion on your IDE, Python would still handle that variable with dynamic typing without performing any validation. If you want to have type validation you are required to do it yourself, or even better, use a Python library like Pydantic.
In this tutorial, you’re going to learn a variety of Python tricks that you can use to write your Python code in a more readable and efficient way like a pro.
Today you're going to learn how to use Python programming in a way that can ultimately save a lot of space on your drive by removing all the duplicates. We gonna use Python OS remove( ) method to remove the duplicates on our drive. Well, that's simple you just call remove ( ) with a parameter of the name of the file you wanna remove done.
In the programming world, Data types play an important role. Each Variable is stored in different data types and responsible for various functions. Python had two different objects, and They are mutable and immutable objects.
Magic Methods are the special methods which gives us the ability to access built in syntactical features such as ‘<’, ‘>’, ‘==’, ‘+’ etc.. You must have worked with such methods without knowing them to be as magic methods. Magic methods can be identified with their names which start with __ and ends with __ like __init__, __call__, __str__ etc. These methods are also called Dunder Methods, because of their name starting and ending with Double Underscore (Dunder).
The OS module is a python module that provides the interface for interacting with the underlying operating system that Python is running.