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Python for scripting

I’m exploring how viable Python is for my scripting needs. I want to have a concise and readable language, with synchronous by default execution, write once run everywhere type of thing. Another requirement is to have easy to use command line interoperability: piping data in and out, CLI arguments, spawning processes etc.

Python seems like a good fit for all of these requirements. I initially was opposed to this idea because, well, I never worked with it. But after writing scripts with NodeJS for a while, I’m pretty motivated to learn anything.

Last edited on Jul 3, 2019