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Classic Computer Science Problems with Python - Best Tool for Specific Problems?  RSS feed

 
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Hi,
I was wondering does Python lend itself to solutions of certain types of problems better than other languages?
ie. best tool for the job ....

thanks,
Paul
 
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I wouldn't say that Python lends itself towards a particular kind of problem better than other languages, but I would say more generally that Python's rich standard library and ecosystem lends itself towards solving any problem faster than most other languages. If you want to do something in Python, there's probably already a good library for it. Of course in the book we use only the Python standard library because we don't want you to just "pip install a solution." We want to show you how you would build those libraries.
 
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Thanks David.
The book sounds interesting.
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