|New Pythons - 2.7.1 and 3.1.3|
|Monday, 29 November 2010|
The last V2 Python update has been released along with a corresponding update to the incompatible V3.
Python has a slight problem in that it has a widely used version 2 and a relatively new (2008) non-backwards compatible version 3. Any attempt to move a language forward in a non-backward compatible way is a dangerous time in its development.
Python 2 has now reached a milestone. The latest version, 2.7.1, is the last major revision of the version 2 line of Python and marks the move to maintenance only. Many of its new features were first released in version 3 so in a sense you can consider it to be a backward compatible extension in version 3's direction. New features include:
Also released at the same time is Python 3.1.3 and it includes some of the same improvements:
More information and downloads from: http://www.python.org/
|Last Updated ( Monday, 21 February 2011 )|