Lecture 24: Overarching Features of Python: Scripting Language

author: Jerry Cain, Computer Science Department, Stanford University
published: Sept. 7, 2010,   recorded: April 2008,   views: 5239
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Okay, so this thing called Python. Oops, let’s spell it right. There are two overarching features that I want to emphasize. It is as opposed to anything you’ve seen before, Scheme you could argue is a little bit like this, but C and C++ and Java are certainly not. It’s an example of what’s called a scripting language. ...

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