Current Status of Python
Python is amazing. It is amazing because it has managed to stay relevant and keep growing for so many years.
For a very long time, one of the most important virtues of Python was interoperability. Thanks to that feature it didn't matter what operating system you or your customers were using. If the Python interpreter was available for a given operating system, your software written in Python would work there. And, most importantly, your software would always work the same way regardless of that operating system. However, this is now a common trait. Many modern programming languages provide similar interoperability capabilities. Also, with the advent of cloud computing, web-based applications, and reliable virtualization software, it isn't that important to have a programming language that works in many operating systems.
What seems to be increasingly more important for programmers nowadays is productivity. With a constant search for...