Python is a popular programming language in open source circles. Read the article collection to find out about Python's welcoming community, learn how to get started programming in Python, and scripts for improving your Python programming chops.

Python vs. C/C++ in embedded systems

Python vs. C/C++ in embedded systems
The pros and cons of each, and why you should consider Python for embedded programming.Read more

Google's security princess talks cybersecurity

Parisa Tabriz, manages Google’s Chrome security engineering teams , and gave a keynote at PyCon US this year.Read more

How to build projects using the Raspberry Pi camera

author photos with filters
Learn about the Raspberry Pi camera options and fun photo and video projects.Read more

3 open source Python GUI frameworks

Open source Python GUI frameworks
Python is a great language for beginners, but when you want to give your application a graphical interface, you'll need to learn to use a GUI...Read more

How to use Python to hack your Eclipse IDE

How to use Python to hack your Eclipse IDE
How to set up your Eclipse environment with Python and EASE, and a few ideas to supercharge your IDE with the power of Python.Read more

5 favorite open source Django packages

2015 Yearbook
Django contributors Jacob Kaplan-Moss, Jeff Triplett, and Frank Wiles share their 5 favorite Django packages in 2015.Read more

Publisher's picks: 29 open source books for 2015

Yearbook cover 2015
Six publishers share top picks for their 2015 open source-related book releases.Read more

Affordable ways to hook kids on coding

The holiday break and start of the new year are just around the corner, and this week's "Hour of Code" can be a great time to get your kids involved...Read more