Python is a high level language, which is widely used for general purpose programming as it integrates with your systems more effectively. It runs on all the operating systems like Windows, Linux/Unix, and Mac OS etc. It has also been ported to the .NET and Java virtual machines. As it has an open source license, it is free to use even for commercial products. With the use of Python, programmers can program a particular function in lesser lines of codes as compared to other programming languages. Also, it enhances the readability of the code. It helps to programs both large scale and small scale programs easily and compactly.
Python supports different programming paradigms like object oriented, functional, procedural and imperative styles. It boasts of an automatic memory management and dynamic type of system. Its vast and comprehensive library lets programmers to develop any program easily. It is widely used as a scripting language but can also be used in large non scripting programs.