By Emily Hunt, Byte Academy
No longer just for programmers, analysts, researchers and managers are learning the language too.
Named after British comedy group Monty Python, the Python programming language is a general-purpose programming language that strives to be fun to use. Yet, it is also is extremely practical and popular in many industries, particularly finance and banking. Released in 1991, Python has become the most in-demand language this industry overtaking Java -- number one for decades. Here’s some additional information on why:
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