Sign In

Communications of the ACM

ACM Opinion

Q&a: Python Creator Guido Van Rossum on How He Got His Start in Programming


View as: Print Mobile App Share: Send by email Share on reddit Share on StumbleUpon Share on Hacker News Share on Tweeter Share on Facebook
Guido van Rossum

"I want Python to be more effective for large projects, without losing sight of its use for small projects and teaching," says Python creator Guido van Rossum.

Credit: VN

Guido van Rossum, the creator of Python, tells of growing up, discovering computers in the Netherlands, creating one of the world's most popular programming languages, and landing at Dropbox in San Francisco.

"I had a lot of doubts about myself, but Python's ever-increasing success, and encouragement from people to whom I looked up . . . made me forget that," van Rossum says.

From TechRocket
View Full Article


 

No entries found

Sign In for Full Access
» Forgot Password? » Create an ACM Web Account