Python Development Services
Despite being around for decades, Python remains one of the most versatile and popularly used programming languages in the world. It’s a general purpose language, meaning it can be used for almost any kind of project, but it can be difficult to handle if you don’t have the right skilled professionals on your team.
What Makes Python Development So Popular?
Python development is incredibly popular for a few important reasons:
Python is platform-agnostic, meaning it can be used on any platform, regardless of the operating system. You can use a single code base to build any type of project, and because Python is so flexible, you can use it to build almost anything.
Python is also popular for its readability. While some programming languages are very technical and hard to parse (especially at a glance), Python tries to make it easy for developers to examine their code and identify possible mistakes. This makes it much easier to fundamentally understand how the application works, identify areas for improvement, and catch bugs.
Open source support
Python is open source, and can be downloaded by anyone in minutes. But the real advantage of a programming language being open source is the amount of community support it receives. Python has an endless supply of frameworks and libraries developers can use to improve their own projects
Laravel applications can be created much faster and more efficiently than other frameworks. This ultimately streamlines the process and speeds up the process from idea to usable application.
There are downsides to Python, as well; for example, its simplicity can sometimes be a limiting factor. If you’re not sure which language to use for your development project, talk to us to learn more!
Which Projects Use Python Development?
Remember, Python is one of the most versatile programming languages available, so it can be used for almost any kind of development project. You can use it to build desktop software and web applications. You can use it to develop for IoT, the blockchain, and advanced systems like machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI). It’s even used to create and apply special effects in films.
Our Python Development Process
To build the best possible Python products for our clients, we follow these Python development phases:
01.Discovery and onboarding.
Before we can begin creating a solution, we need to understand your problem. Our first phase is discovery and onboarding, allowing us to learn more about your project and your company.
02. Brainstorming and collaboration.
We’ll team up to generate ideas for your project, and build the right designs and foundations to build upon.
03.Testing and launch.
After QA testing, we’ll ensure the app is ready for public use, and work with you to get it launched.
04.Ongoing testing, maintenance, and support.
Once the app is launched, we’ll continue to support it (and your company) with ongoing testing, maintenance, reporting, and other forms of support.
Are you ready to learn more about Python development? Or are you interested in a free quote? Contact DEV.co for more information or a free consultation today!
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Vision & values
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Expert audits & insights
Current market positioning
2017StrategyStory & personality
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Creative brief development
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- There are now more than 8.2 million people using Python, and it remains one of the fastest-growing programming languages in terms of popularity.
- Python is open source. Even though it’s become incredibly popular, it remains entirely open source, with no proprietary licenses and complete openness to community contributions.
- There’s no compiler required, since Python is a high-level and interpreted language. This differentiates Python from languages like Java and C++.
- Python is so popular, it’s replacing spoken language in primary schools. In 2015, Python became more commonly taught than French.
- Python is an official language at Google, due to its efficiency and easy portability. Python powers both Google Search and YouTube, in addition to many different Google APIs and libraries.
- Python got its name not from the snake, but from Monty Python’s Flying Circus. Creator Guido Van Rossum was a big fan—plus, he felt the name was attention-grabbing and mysterious.
- You can build almost anything with Python, including websites, mobile apps, machine learning and AI software, and applications related to big data.
The “Zen of Python” details the guiding philosophical principles associated with the language:
- Beautiful is better than ugly.
- Explicit is better than implicit.
- Simple is better than complex.
- Complex is better than complicated.
- Flat is better than nested.
- Sparse is better than dense.
- Readability counts.
- Special cases aren't special enough to break the rules.
- Although practicality beats purity.
- Errors should never pass silently.
- Unless explicitly silenced.
- In the face of ambiguity, refuse the temptation to guess.
- There should be one—and preferably only one—obvious way to do it.
- Although that way may not be obvious at first unless you're Dutch.
- Now is better than never.
- Although never is often better than right now.
- If the implementation is hard to explain, it's a bad idea.
- If the implementation is easy to explain, it may be a good idea.
- Namespaces are one honking great idea—let's do more of those!