Why Is Python So Popular, If It’s So Darn Slow?

I was recently asked this question by a new subscriber: Why are a lot of tools for pen testing are written in Python? While my knowledge in that area is pathetic, I would assume that the speed of e… Read more

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The Incredible Growth of Python

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My favorite terrible Python error message

Students in my Python classes occasionally get the following error message: TypeError: object() takes no parameters This error message is technically true, as I’ll explain in a moment. But it’s surprising and confusing for people who are new to Python, be... (more…)

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