Is Python a popular language?
According to many surveys, Python was the second most popular programming language of the year 2018. According to the developer hub, Stack Overflow, Python was the world's fastest-growing programming language last year.
Why is it called Python?
So what is with this name "Python"? Well, the creator of Python used to watch BBC TV show "Monty Python's Flying Circus" quite a lot and thus named his new programming language after the show. This is a true fact! Quite weird, isn't it?
What is Python good for?
Python is a general-purpose programming language that can be applied in many different ways. You can use Python to develop desktop applications, websites, and web applications.