Python is one of the most widely used programming languages, and it has been around for more than 28 years now. One common question arises in mind of most people, especially beginners, and newbies, that why Python is popular in the mainstream despite being slow? or why programmers or developers don’t care about speed and performance limitations in Python? In this post, I will go through some main reasons for this.
Before diving into details of why Python is popular in the mainstream despite being slow, I will shortly explain how or why Python is slow in nature in terms of performance and speed as compared to other popular programming languages like C and C++.
I would say that 9/10 times the slower performance of Python does not matter. Below I will discuss some major aspects and reasons.
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