Yes, python is a scripting language. It is used world wide and mainly for building web applications. It also prodivdes OOP approaches. It is also easy for beginners of programming languages. But of course, it will not teach everything on programming.
Yes , python is also an scripting language working with high -technologies and frequeantly used among apps and games . Python is known an programming language its learning process starts from basic scripting finishing projects and correcting syntax errors . Python 3.0 is the latest used version as 2.0 is also avalible At the moment .
According to my knowlage 2.0 is little diffent to 3.0 . I would suggest to use 3.0
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what is scripting? if you mean for simple tasks, then you are wrong. Python is well developed, highly functional, advanced language like any other with added benefit of human like language syntax, it is the game changer language in 2021from data science, machine learning, scientific calculations for NASA, cybersecurity for FBI, network analysis, automation AI, Robotics, web UI flask, and Data base Django versions. It is a must have skill now for would be aspiring software engineers.