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August 2012

An argument against Python

by Colin Miller, on Languages, Python, Scala

I think Python is a bad language that is hard to use (correctly), should be avoided as a language for teaching new programmers, and should be relegate to simple tasks and shunned for most projects. Many people at this point would think that I'm an idiot. Who associates Python with hard to use? And avoiding it as a learning language? Isn't that it's primary role today? Well I think when…