Python([KK] 英语发音： /'paɪθɑn/, [DJ] 英语发音： /ˈpaiθən/)，是一种面向对象、直译式计算机程序设计语言，也是一种功能强大而完善的通用型语言，已经具有十多年的发展历史，成熟且稳定。这种语 言具有非常简捷而清晰的语法特点，适合完成各种高层任务，几乎可以在所有的操作系统中运行。目前，基于这种语言的相关技术正在飞速的发展，用户数量 急剧扩大，相关的资源非常多。
Python 2.7 release candidate was released on June 5th, 2010.
Python 2.7 is scheduled to be the last major version in the 2.x series before it moves into an extended maintenance period. This release contains many of the features that were first released in Python 3.1. Improvements in this release include:
An ordered dictionary type
New unittest features including test skipping and new assert methods.
A much faster io module
Automatic numbering of fields in the str.format() method
Float repr improvements backported from 3.x.
Tile support for Tkinter
A backport of the memoryview object from 3.x
Set and dictionary comprehensions
New syntax for nested with statements
The sysconfig module