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Issue No.05 - September/October (2005 vol.7)
pp: 10-16
Greg Lindstrom , NovaSys Health
ABSTRACT
Python is a powerful, easy-to-use programming language based on other traditional languages. In this article, the author discusses why his company, NovaSys Health, chose Python as its primary programming language. The author notes that Python is generally better suited to current operating systems, networks, and hardware because of its simplicity and that Python's simple syntax and built-in data structures helped NovaSys Health focus on creating a flexible layout process for transmitting its medical data. The article includes instructions on how to obtain and use Python, and provides links to various tutorials.
INDEX TERMS
Python, The Python Software Foundation, Guido van Rossum, NovaSys Health, programming languages, Hello World!, CAD/CAE/PDM, NASA, simplicity, transformation system, The Zen of Python, built-in data structures, Microsoft's .NET framework, Web Development, CherryPy, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), EDI-X12, XML
CITATION
Greg Lindstrom, "Programming with Python", IT Professional, vol.7, no. 5, pp. 10-16, September/October 2005, doi:10.1109/MITP.2005.120
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