In IT, it’s hard to completely avoid writing programs, even if they’re just small ones. But not all IT folks also want to be developers, and the overhead involved in learning and getting proficient with a language can be huge. For many languages, it takes a lot of code—and a lot of time—to write code to do even simple things.

As the video above shows, Python was created to help out in just such cases. It makes programming work easy and fast, with English-like code that makes it both simple to write and simple to comprehend. Libraries provided with the language, and available separately, make it easy to accomplish things that would normally require a lot of manual work—managing VMs and containers, making APIs for web services, modifying network settings, and many other high-level jobs IT professionals have to deal with on a daily basis.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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