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I have been using Java for the past 25 years, more or less (yes, I am Old...). Watched the J2EE madness...and the micro service reinassance, In the middle I have been grown used to the rich Java ecosystem (Spring, Maven, Hibernate, and so on). How to migrate to Python? Which components of the ecosystem should we choose?
 
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I continue to use Java for enterprise-grade systems. It combines performance, security and a rich set of support libraries, along with (in many cases) the ability to plug-replace support systems. For example, once in a rush I switched from Apache OpenJPA to Hibernate JPA in an afternoon when I needed a feature not yet supported in the Apache version.

Python is more my quick-and-dirty language and my language when programming the Raspberry Pi. It's pretty rich, but I've never felt quite as comfortable about standardization and consistent organization relative to Java. Incidentally, when I need a quick custom webserver/app, I use NodeJS (Javascript).

So I don't really have Python on a "migration path" myself (and would probably migrate the other way if I needed migration). For the most part, I simply gave up using Java for stuff that just needed to be hacked out. However, if you want something more ambitious, check out Django. It's a complete ORM-based web framework for Python.
 
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