Husse wrote:For starters gedit has a decent python console
haukurph wrote:For Python I use the Terminal and bpython. Sometimes IDLE.
Anyway, I just discovered Perl is included in Python. Which programming languages are supported out-of-the-box?
Python, Perl, Java, what else?
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fred83 wrote:...But why focusing on Python?
While Ubuntu and the applications that come with Ubuntu are written in many different languages, from C to Java to Haskell, when writing something new we recommend using Python. Many important parts of Ubuntu are already written directly in Python, and we work to make every important API and framework within Ubuntu available from Python. Python includes a rich standard library and a vast set of third party modules, so there are libraries available for just about everything you can think of.
slim12 wrote:I find Python very hard to read... Even when I wrote the code myself!
darethehair wrote:slim12 wrote:I find Python very hard to read... Even when I wrote the code myself!
Actually, I *love* the fact that Python enforces proper indentation for readability -- wish that all languages would have done that!
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