The Scripture of Python: An Inside Look at the Use of Scripting Programming Languages on Wall Street

Anthony speaks with 10 Wall Street firms to find out how they're using the Python scripting language.

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Anthony speaks with 10 Wall Street firms to find out how they're using the Python scripting language.

In today's financial markets, the developers and programmers are the soldiers on the front lines executing the orders of traders, portfolio managers, CIOs and CEOs. In the ranks of IT, the language that you're proficient at is a Shibboleth ─ a sort of linguistic code word for how savvy and advanced you are at the trade.

In the 1980s, a man named Guido van Rossum created the Python programming language. It's not a complex language. It's not a tongue twister. In fact, its elegance resides in its

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