Re: Is Python a commercial proposition ?

Discussion in 'Python' started by rusi, Jul 30, 2012.

  1. rusi

    rusi Guest

    On Jul 29, 9:01 pm, lipska the kat <> wrote:
    > Pythoners
    >
    > Firstly, thanks to those on the tutor list who answered my questions.
    >
    > I'm trying to understand where Python fits into the set of commonly
    > available, commercially used languages of the moment.
    >
    > My most recent experience is with Java. The last project I was involved
    > with included 6775 java source files containing 1,145,785 lines of code.
    > How do I know this? because I managed to cobble together a python script
    > that walks the source tree and counts the lines of code. It ignores
    > block and line comments and whitespace lines so I'm fairly confident
    > it's an accurate total. It doesn't include web interface files (mainly
    > .jsp and HTML) or configuration files (XML, properties files and what
    > have you). In fact it was remarkably easy to do this in python which got
    > me thinking about how I could use the language in a commercial environment.
    >
    > I was first attracted to python by it's apparent 'Object Orientedness' I
    > soon realised however that by looking at it in terms of the language I
    > know best I wasn't comparing like with like. Once I had 'rebooted the
    > bioware' I tried to approach python with an open mind and I have to say
    > it's growing on me.
    >
    > The questions I have are ...
    >
    > How is python used in the real world.
    > What sized projects are people involved with
    > Are applications generally written entirely in python or is it more
    > often used for a subset of functionality.


    I think when people talk of scripting this area tends to get missed:
    (Or if someone mentioned it, I missed it :) )
    http://wiki.python.org/moin/AppsWithPythonScripting
     
    rusi, Jul 30, 2012
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