October 3, 2022

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Automate the boring stuff with Python.

Ever wonder what Instagram, Uber technologies, Spotify, Netflix, Pinterest etc use on their back end? According to the engineering teams, these applications are entirely written in Python. Currently, Python is a highly demanded programming language. So if you wanna be a back end programmer, you OUGHT to excel in Python because lately it has been replacing a lot of languages and some companies require you to solely work with Python.

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If this doesn’t convince you to take up a Python course, let me show you something.

Google, being the most widely used searched engine in the world uses Python to build the google tech stack. Longtime Google engineer Alex Martelli says It all got started, I believe, because the very earliest Googlers (Sergey, Larry, Craig, …) made a good engineering decision: “Python where we can, C++ where we must.”

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( If you have no idea what Python is we have wikipedia tells us the basic definition of Python.

Python is an interpretedhigh-levelgeneral-purpose programming language. Created by Guido van Rossum and first released in 1991, Python’s design philosophy emphasizes code readability with its notable use of significant whitespace. Its language constructs and object-oriented approach aim to help programmers write clear, logical code for small and large-scale projects. )

The CEO of Google has been telling its employees to take up Python training sessions. ‘Python is now the most in-demand programming language,’ says Natalie Van Kleef Conley Product Lead, Grow with Google. She also said, “Python is now the most in-demand programming language, and more than 530,000 U.S. jobs, including 75,000 entry-level jobs require Python proficiency.”

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If you want to start learning Python, I think we have the best reference book suggestion for you. Look up ‘Automate the boring stuff with Python’ it is a book for beginners. This book, authored by Al Sweigart, has been rated 4+ by 94% of the google users of this book. Every chapter of this book is not only descriptive and informative but also very easy to understand. Reading this book in leisure is fun and it’ll also keep you engrossed.

Following are some reviews of the book:

“The best part of programming is the triumph of seeing the machine do something useful. Automate the Boring Stuff with Python frames all of programming as these small triumphs; it makes the boring fun.”

– Hilary Mason, Founder of Fast Forward Labs and Data Scientist in Residence at Accel

“I’m having a lot of fun breaking things and then putting them back together, and just remembering the joy of turning a set of instructions into something useful and fun, like I did when I was a kid.”

– Wil Wheaton, WIL WHEATON dot NET

             
For more information, visit https://automatetheboringstuff.com/

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