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Python: A New Coder's First Step

Do you know what Instagram and Spotify have in common, aside from being two of the top-used apps in the world? They were created with Python! It doesn't start or stop with apps. Python is also used to build websites, create games, and code for robotics.

Many coding languages use a set of syntax* such as curly braces, brackets, and semicolons. For beginners, this may be overwhelming. Python doesn't use those symbols, which makes it easier for new coders to learn basic concepts and become familiar with programming.

*syntax is a big fancy word for punctuation