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The agile open source programming language



"Python has been an important part of Google since the beginning, and remains so as the system grows and evolves. Today dozens of Google engineers use Python, and we're looking for more people with skills in this language."
— Peter Norvig, director of search quality at Google, Inc.

Welcome to the official website for the Python language. The following items are accessible from the top of each page on this site:

  • Home - this page: orientation, news, links
  • Help - if you're new here, or simply lost
  • Search - Python search engines
  • Developers - links and info for people who want to contribute to the Python project
  • Download - yes, Python runs on your favorite platform
  • Community - resources by community members
  • Documentation - copious, online and downloadable
  • SIGs - Special Interest Group mailing lists and archives

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Other items of interest

Python is OSI Certified Open Source.