Issue No. 05 - September/October (1999 vol. 1)
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Python is a great scripting language. It is portable, free, and has powerful modules for numerical computing, object-oriented facilities, and a library of modules that enable a huge variety of applications: cryptography, image processing, special effects for movies, Web programming Web-site search engines, and so on.
P. F. Dubois and T. Yang, "Extending Python with Fortran," in Computing in Science & Engineering, vol. 1, no. , pp. 66-73, 1999.