Apart from the fact that it really is a great language for beginners because of its simplicity and modularity. Python is also popular in Data Science & Machine Learning because of its power as a language in handling computations, and other powerful API’s and Library available for AI, Machine Learning and Data Science, Web Development, Mobile Applications, Cross Platform Desktop Applications and Cyber Security.
Here are 7 reasons, Why you should learn Python in 2018
1. Perfect For Beginners
Python is beginner friendly, its conciseness, expressiveness, and likeness to English contribute its choice for rookies . It is also an interpreted language, and comes bundles inbuilt with a lot of functions. I suggest you take a look on Python Syntax to see what it’s like to be a Python person.
2. Developer Community
Python is an open source language and has a large community of developers enthusiatic about its growth. A large community means the availability of a large number of libraries, modules, and packages to help you with your project.
Python has the:
- 5th Largest StackOverflow Community
- 4th Most-Used Language at GitHub
- 3rd Largest Meetup Community
3. Earning and Career Opportunities
Python opens a lot of doors for you. Python & Ruby developers earn the 2nd highest income, next to Swift. The average salary for a Python developer with about 4 years of experience is approximately #500k NGN Monthly in Nigeria. Python finds use in cybersecurity.
4. Python for Web Development
There are quite a number of open source and reliable Python Frameworks for building Web Applications. Many of these include but not limited to Django, Pylons, web2py, and Flask. Of these frameworks, Django and Flask are quite impressive.
5. Python in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Without Python, MATLAB would rule the AI and ML world and R would rule the world of DataScience
However, with Python it is possible to carry out complex computations using a single import statement followed by a function call. Python is also known as the language for Computer Science with its speed and flexibility.
6. MicroComputers and Embedded Systems
An example of this is the Raspberry Pi, which is one of my favorite reasons for learning Python. Rasberry Pi is a microcomputer the size of a credit card, it is capable of a lot. With it, you can explore the word of technical DIYs, it includes making robots, arcade machines, remote-controlled toys, & cameras and with Sonic Pi, and you can even make music, the possibilities are endless.
7. Startups and Enterprise – Python for Both
Python is literally everywhere from startup to the unicorn, it’s perfect blend of uniqueness and flexibility make it a suitable choice for any project. It gets the best of both worlds. Giants like NASA, Google, Disney, are always looking out for talented Python professionals.