Python - Basics



Python - Basics

A few words about Python

Python is a high-level, general-purpose programming language designed for ease of use and code readability. Conceived by Guido van Rossum in 1989, it has since become one of the most popular programming languages in the world. Interestingly, the name 'Python' was inspired by the popular BBC comedy show 'Monty Python's Flying Circus'.

Due to its flexibility and powerful functionality, Python is now widely used in various fields. In the field of web application development, Python is commonly used to build the backend of web applications and interface with other systems. In process automation, Python scripts are used to automate repetitive tasks, increasing efficiency and saving time. For data analysis, Python is widely preferred due to its powerful data processing and analysis tools such as NumPy, pandas, and matplotlib.

Python is also used to easily write scripts and tools for various security-related tasks. These tasks include penetration testing, network and application security analysis, and protection against attacks. In addition, Python has many libraries and tools specialized for security, including Scapy, Paramiko, and PyCrypto.

The 'Python - Basics' category delves into the essentials of the Python language. Understanding its syntax, data types, loops, and conditional statements will enable us to create simple applications, while further understanding of functions and libraries can extend their capabilities.

What will we find in 'Python - Basics'

Preparing Python environment on Ubuntu LTS

Preparing Python environment on macOS Ventura

VSCodium – Installation and Basic Configuration

First program in Python “Hello World”

Primitives, Variables, and Expressions


Conditional statements