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5 Python Pluses for the Enterprise
by Jeff Hobbs

Jeff Hobbs, July 5, 2010

You might not find quite as many experienced Python developers as .Net or Java folks, in part because Python is younger than Java and hasn't had the corporate push of .Net. Still, Python's doing well enough in developer adoption to make it a solid choice. Another advantage in Python's court? It's vendor neutral.

By now, you should at least be passingly familiar with Python. One of the fastest-growing languages, Python has been gaining popularity for years and has reached a level of maturity that makes it a top choice for enterprise development.

Companies from Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) to Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) have embraced Python and are not only supporting its use, but also investing in its development. Google uses it to power some of the world's most scalable applications. Developers pick it up quickly and easily.

Read more on five reasons many companies are embracing Python.

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Jeff Hobbs is our VP, Engineering and oversees all ActiveState product development including our cloud solutions. Though he’s responsible for leading and fostering our talented development team, Jeff is a coder at heart! He is passionate about technologies that just work, making the lives of developers easier. His current obsession is making Stackato the best private PaaS platform for developers: using any language, any infrastructure, and leveraging open source - so that applications just deploy and scale in any cloud.