Python is a free, open-source programming language that was first released in 1991 – named after Monty Python’s Flying Circus. It is a powerful, high-level, object-oriented language which will run on any platform, is easy to learn and used by software developers all round the world.
The Python website www.python.org quotes the following claim:
“I estimate that Python makes our coders 10 times more productive than Java programmers, and 100 times more than C programmers." -- Curt Finch, CEO, Journyx