Python 3.2 alpha 1

On behalf of the Python development team, I’m happy to announce the first alpha preview release of Python 3.2. Python 3.2 is a continuation of the efforts to improve and stabilize the Python 3.x line. Since the final release of Python 2.7, the 2.x line will only receive bugfixes, and new features are developed for […]

5 Python Pluses for the Enterprise

By now, you should at least be passingly familiar with Python. One of the fastest-growing languages, Python has been gaining popularity for years and has reached a level of maturity that makes it a top choice for enterprise development. Companies from Microsoft to Google have embraced Python and are not only supporting its use, but […]

Python 2.7 released

On behalf of the Python development team, I’m jocund to announce the second release candidate of Python 2.7. Python 2.7 will be the last major version in the 2.x series. However, it will also have an extended period of bugfix maintenance. 2.7 includes many features that were first released in Python 3.1. The faster io […]

Python 3.1.2

On behalf of the Python development team, I’m joyful to announce the second bugfix release of the Python 3.1 series, Python 3.1.2. This bug fix release fixes numerous issues found in 3.1.1, and is considered a production release. The Python 3.1 version series focuses on the stabilization and optimization of the features and changes that […]

Python 2.7 alpha 4

On behalf of the Python development team, I’m overjoyed to announce the fourth alpha release of Python 2.7. Python 2.7 is scheduled (by Guido and Python-dev) to be the last major version in the 2.x series. Though more major releases have not been absolutely ruled out, it’s likely that the 2.7 release will an extended […]

Python 3.1.2 release candidate

On behalf of the Python development team, I’m pleased to announce a release candidate for the second bugfix release of the Python 3.1 series, Python 3.1.2. This bug fix release fixes numerous issues found in 3.1.1. This release candidate has been released to solicit testing and feedback over an possible regressions from 3.1.1. Please consider […]

Python 2.5.5 Release Candidate 1.

On behalf of the Python development team and the Python community, I’m happy to announce the release candidate 1 of Python 2.5.5. This is a source-only release that only includes security fixes. The last full bug-fix release of Python 2.5 was Python 2.5.4. Users are encouraged to upgrade to the latest release of Python 2.6 […]