Why Use Python for Web Development?

What is Python?

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!

Why use Python for Web Development?

Most Popular Coding Languages in 2019 (source: Statista)

Benefits of using Python for Web Development

  • Easy to learn: The simplicity of the syntax allows you to deal with intricate systems and ensure communication between developers working on the same project is much more efficient. In fact, a language that is easy to learn means that newbie developers or developers who don’t have any experience in python can learn the language and join the development team faster.
  • Good readability: The fact that python is similar to our everyday language and its emphasis on readability means that its developers can write understandable code.
  • Complex tasks on the back-end: Python is an advanced coding language that allows you to do complex tasks on the back-end, including AI and Data Science as well as any other common task in other programming languages.
  • High popularity among web development: Usually, this characteristic can be seen as an index of how suitable/good a language is, but this is also an advantage for debugging our application. If you are struggling with some bug or don´t know precisely how to implement a new feature, there probably exists someone on the internet who already had the same problem, and finding a solution is only a few clicks away.
  • Wide range of libraries: There are a lot of python libraries that you can use to accelerate the development of your application. These libraries are packages of pre-written code available to everyone, so you don’t have to reinvent the wheel. Some of the libraries are Numpy, scitLearn for data analysis and mathematical algorithms, and x for composable SQL queries.
  • Good Frameworks: Some of the most popular web development frameworks for python include Django, Flask, Pyramid, Web2Py, and Turbogears. These frameworks are similar to toolboxes aiming to help you speed up the development of a web application. They contain packages and modules of standardized code to aid you in several application areas (URL routing, accessing the database, HTTP requests, and responses ).

What is Django?

What is Flask?

In short

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