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Python Software Foundation Python 2.6

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Available To:

  • Students Admitted to UT Arlington
  • Faculty (currently appointed) and Staff
  • Departments and Offices at UT Arlington

Vendor: Python Software Foundation

Product: Python

Version: 2.6

Standard Software Supported By: Labs

OIT Support Levels: Minimal

Function:

Python is a remarkably powerful dynamic programming language that is used in a wide variety of application domains. Python is often compared to Tcl, Perl, Ruby, Scheme or Java. Some of its key distinguishing features include:

  • very clear, readable syntax
  • strong introspection capabilities
  • intuitive object orientation
  • natural expression of procedural code
  • full modularity, supporting hierarchical packages
  • exception-based error handling
  • very high level dynamic data types
  • extensive standard libraries and third party modules for virtually every task
  • extensions and modules easily written in C, C++ (or Java for Jython, or .NET languages for IronPython)
  • embeddable within applications as a scripting interface

System Requirements: Mfg Minimum

  • Base OS: Windows
  • OS Version: 2000 SP4

System Requirements: OIT Required

  • Base OS: Windows
  • OS Version: XP SP3
  • Processor: Pentium 4 (1 GHz or higher)
  • RAM: 512 MB (1 GB preferred)
  • Hard Disk Total Size: 40 GB

How to Get: Download