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Python overview

Python is an extremely versatile, dynamic, interpreted, and general-purpose language. It is one of the most popular and in-demand languages today. Python supports multiple programming techniques, including procedural, object-oriented, and functional programming.

Features:
  • Python is an excellent option for beginner-level developers.
  • Python programming on Mac is easy. Since it is based on a high-level language, you don't need to remember the system architecture, nor to manage the memory.
  • Python for Mac is developer-friendly. It uses an elegant and simple syntax that is easy-to-code and easy-to-read.
  • You can enjoy smooth programming on your Macbook with a Python's interactive mode that allows you to easily test short snippets of code and interact with the interpreter directly to write your programs.
  • Python is a dynamically typed language. It means that you don't need to declare the type of variable because it is decided at run time, not in advance.

What’s new in version 3.12.0

Updated on Oct 09 2023

New features
  • More flexible f-string parsing, allowing many things previously disallowed (PEP 701).
  • Support for the buffer protocol in Python code (PEP 688).
  • A new debugging/profiling API (PEP 669).
  • Support for isolated subinterpreters with separate Global Interpreter Locks (PEP 684).
  • Even more improved error messages. More exceptions potentially caused by typos now make suggestions to the user.
  • Support for the Linux perf profiler to report Python function names in traces.
  • Many large and small performance improvements (like PEP 709 and support for the BOLT binary optimizer), delivering an estimated 5% overall performance improvement.
Type annotations
  • New type annotation syntax for generic classes (PEP 695).
  • New override decorator for methods (PEP 698).
Deprecations
  • The deprecated wstr and wstr_length members of the C implementation of unicode objects were removed, per PEP 623.
  • In the unittest module, a number of long deprecated methods and classes were removed. (They had been deprecated since Python 3.1 or 3.2).
  • The deprecated smtpd and distutils modules have been removed (see PEP 594 and PEP 632. The setuptools package continues to provide the distutils module.
  • A number of other old, broken and deprecated functions, classes and methods have been removed.
  • Invalid backslash escape sequences in strings now warn with SyntaxWarning instead of DeprecationWarning, making them more visible. (They will become syntax errors in the future.)
  • The internal representation of integers has changed in preparation for performance enhancements. (This should not affect most users as it is an internal detail, but it may cause problems for Cython-generated code.)

For more details on the changes to Python 3.12, see What's new in Python 3.12.

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Free

Size

45.4 MB

Developer’s website

https://www.python.org/about/

Downloads

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App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • macOS 11 or later
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umaromc
umaromc
Sep 30 2012
3.30
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Sep 30 2012
0.0
Version: 3.30
Link is for 32/64-bit Intel Only, OS X 10.6+ 32-bit Intel/PPC Build, OS X 10.3-10.6 http://www.python.org/ftp/python/3.3.0/python-3.3.0-macosx10.5.dmg
Iliketrash
Iliketrash
Mar 19 2012
3.2.3rc2
0.0
Mar 19 2012
0.0
Version: 3.2.3rc2
>>> range(3,7) [3, 4, 5, 6] WTF? How stupid can a language get?
SickTeddyBear
SickTeddyBear
Feb 21 2011
3.2.0
0.0
Feb 21 2011
0.0
Version: 3.2.0
FYI, there are universal installers for Intel/PPC and 10.3->10.6: http://www.python.org/download/
Trashie
Trashie
Oct 23 2010
3.1.2
0.0
Oct 23 2010
0.0
Version: 3.1.2
Indentation thing is not a big deal - how else will the interpreter be able to work. For all the brace lovers maybe they should implement 2 modes I dunno...but once you get into it not having braces all over the place makes for some tidy reading code! I would take this as an overhead to have no braces any day of the week.
Millenniumx
Millenniumx
Apr 2 2006
2.4.3
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Apr 2 2006
0.0
Version: 2.4.3
"One of the worst "features" of Python is that indentation is part of the syntax." So, do you indent your code in other languages? Of course you do; it's one of the first things any decent programmer learns to do. Given that, what's the problem? All it does is help keep the code readable.
Guest
Guest
Apr 2 2005
2.4.1
5.0
Apr 2 2005
5.0
Version: 2.4.1
Best language ever! I was in an, umm, less than sober state of mind last night and decided I needed a script to change a list of URLs into a list of HTML links. It worked perfectly the first time. I can't think of another language I could have done it in that would have worked as well. If you have any interest in programming whatsoever, learn python. You'll be a better programmer in any language because of it.
iAziz
iAziz
Sep 6 2021
3.9.7
5.0
Sep 6 2021
5.0
Version: 3.9.7
Rob85
Rob85
Nov 15 2018
5.0
Nov 15 2018
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Cyzor
Cyzor
Jun 21 2014
5.0
Jun 21 2014
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Quiiick
Quiiick
Apr 25 2014
4.0
Apr 25 2014
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Ededed
Ededed
Apr 22 2014
2.5
Apr 22 2014
2.5
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Ingerj
Ingerj
Apr 1 2014
4.0
Apr 1 2014
4.0
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Talking28
Talking28
Jul 12 2011
4.5
Jul 12 2011
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Pneshati
Pneshati
Dec 17 2010
5.0
Dec 17 2010
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John-E
John-E
Dec 8 2010
4.0
Dec 8 2010
4.0
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cheeseinspector
cheeseinspector
Dec 8 2010
5.0
Dec 8 2010
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Guest
Guest
Apr 2 2005
5.0
Apr 2 2005
5.0
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