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Python as an alternative to C

Posted 03-11-2021 at 05:35 PM by Skaperen

Python is considered a "higher level language" than C (or even C++ and C#). it does have the means to "reach down low" to most kernel syscalls and can work directly with file descriptors. its high level features allow doing human interfacing a lot easier such as making the handling of Unicode as easy as strings while still being able to work with bytes in raw form.

in my several years of coding in Python, i have done mostly system level and network level projects with the ease of avoiding many lower level details where i didn't need to worry about it, and do it where i did.

and the code becomes easier to read.

it's like when i went from assembly language up to C. C was a big improvement over assembly just as Python is a big improvement over C. try it out. at least it will let you make those "quickies" quicker. i even prefer it over a shell for my shell scripts.
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