Beginner coders often gravitate to the easy-to-use Python language for its versatility and usability. Games, robots, and websites including Google and YouTube run on Python. Developers are constantly collaborating to improve the language and address problem areas. This volume introduces readers to Python, exploring its various applications and the history of its development. Side-by-side comparisons with other languages are also included to show the benefits of Python, while interviews with programmers highlight its many real-world applications.