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The Mind at Work: Guido van Rossum on how Python makes thinking in code easier | Dropbox Blog
Nice background on the design philosophy of Python.

> Python’s readability is not just typographic, but conceptual. Van Rossum thinks Python may be closer to our visual understanding of the structures that we are representing in code than other languages because, “Python makes that structure mandatory.”

I like that take on indentation and the "Why?" behind it. This little snippet from the article made me chuckle.

> As Thompson writes, “When you meet a coder, you’re meeting someone whose core daily experience is of unending failure and grinding frustration.”

december 2019 by thingles
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