Discover Python, Part 1, Python's built-in numerical types

Getting started with Python, a powerful object-oriented scripting language

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Robert Brunner

Date archived: January 4, 2017 | First published: May 03, 2005

The flexible nature of the Python programming language supports multiple programming philosophies, including procedural, object-oriented, and functional. But most importantly, programming in Python is fun. The language supports rather than hinders the development process. This article, the first in a series on Python programming, introduces Python and its built-in numerical types.

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