Steve Dower

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Latest Post: What makes Python a Great Language?

I know I’m far from the only person who has opined about this topic, but figured I’d take my turn.

A while ago I hinted on Twitter that I have Thoughts(tm) about the future of Python, and while this is not going to be that post, this is going to be important background for when I do share those thoughts.

If you came expecting a well researched article full of citations to peer-reviewed literature, you came to the wrong place. Similarly if you were hoping for unbiased and objective analysis. I’m not even going to link to external sources for definitions. This is literally just me on a soap box, and you can take it or leave it.

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My Posts

03 Dec 2019 - What makes Python a Great Language?

17 May 2019 - Debugging Cython with WinDBG

10 Dec 2018 - Python at Microsoft: flying under the radar

14 Jun 2018 - The Changelog

06 Nov 2016 - Why are there so many Python installers?

10 Sep 2015 - Building Extensions for Python 3.5 Part Two

26 Aug 2015 - Building Extensions for Python 3.5

04 Jan 2015 - What’s Coming for the Python 3.5 Installer?

26 Nov 2012 - New New Project From Existing Code

12 Nov 2012 - New Project From Existing Code

05 Nov 2012 - My Other Keyboard…

20 Oct 2012 - Async/await in Python

20 Oct 2012 - Async API for Python

15 Oct 2012 - Debugging Collections

01 Oct 2012 - Smart Indentation for Python

24 Sep 2012 - My Keyboard