Python and Ruby have been getting a lot of attention of late, so we have been keeping an eye on these technologies.
In this interview, Mark Lutz, a well known name in the Python world says that “Granted, it took Python longer to catch on than Java (which benefited from lots of marketing money). But it definitely hit a critical mass a few years ago, and seems to be doubling in use yearly now. People using Python are promoting Python; it spreads of its own accord. The impact of Google may also be more significant than you seem to imply ”
He adds that “Python is a major programming language today. I see it being used as much as things like Java, C++, and Perl Â