Python is an interpreted programming language created by Guido van Rossum in 1990. Python is fully dynamically typed and uses automatic memory management; it is thus similar to Perl, Ruby, Scheme, Smalltalk, and Tcl. Python is developed as an open source project, managed by the non-profit Python Software Foundation. Python 2.4.2 was released on 28 September 2005.
- Python is strongly typed (i.e. types are enforced);
- dynamically, implicitly typed (i.e. you don't have to declare variables);
- case sensitive (i.e. var and VAR are two different variables); and
- object-oriented (i.e. everything is an object).
Reserved words (native to Python)
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