Python was created in the late 1980s. The first version was released in 1991, by Guido van Rossum. This language was created as a successor to the ABC programming language by the founder Guido van Rossum.
The implementation of Python was started in December 1989 by Guido Van Rossum at CWI in Netherland.
In February 1991, Guido Van Rossum published the code (labeled version 0.9.0) to alt.sources.
In 1994, Python 1.0 was released with new features like lambda, map, filter, and reduce.
Python 2.0 added new features such as list comprehensions, garbage collection systems.
On December 3, 2008, Python 3.0 (also called “Py3K”) was released. It was designed to rectify the fundamental flaw of the language.
ABC programming language is said to be the predecessor of Python language, which was capable of Exception Handling and interfacing with the Amoeba Operating System.
The following programming languages influence Python:
- ABC language.