Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming language. It incorporates modules, exceptions, dynamic typing, very high level dynamic data types, and classes. Python is an extremely popular general-purpose, dynamic, and is a widely used language within the data science community.
To find out more, start with The Python Tutorial. The Beginner’s Guide to Python links to other introductory tutorials and resources for learning Python.
The Python Software Foundation is an independent non-profit organization that holds the copyright on Python versions 2.1 and newer.