Python

Why Python?

Python is a very popular programming (or “scripting”) language. It is heavily used by scientists and the data analysis/statistics communities.

Have your cake and eat it too (productivity and readable code) – python.org

 

“Life is better without braces” – Bruce Eckel

Child Pages

Running External Commands
Info on how to run external commands (e.g Linux shell programs) from within a python script.
Threading
How to gracefully exit multiple Python threads.

Strings

Concatenation

Strings can be concatenated with the + operator.

Repetition

Indexing

Slicing

The slicing of strings can be easily done by using array-like syntax on a string object.