What is Python?

Python is a powerful dynamic, extensible, interpreted, object-orientated and interactive programming language. It is considered a very high level programming language, whose design philosophy encourages code readability and maintainability. Feel free to check out the official Python project website.

What is Python Central?

Well, I'm glad that you asked! Python Central serves as a central place for Python enthusiasts, for anything and everything to do with the Python programming language. The content on the site is a combination of documentation on the library, a guide to learning the language, tips and tricks, and recipes.

What's Python Central's Objectives?

There are many websites that provide documentation on the various components, aspects and features of Python. However few quality websites exist that encompass the whole atmosphere of the project. Python Central aims to cover basically anything and everything on the language. We aim to provide Python enthusiasts and newbies with a venue to exchange ideas and share their knowledge on anything and everything Python. However our main goal is to evangelize the language, the main project, and many of the projects associated with it.

Who Created and Maintains Python Central?

Python Central is run and owned by Jackson Cooper (Google Plus, LinkedIn). It consists of a team of writers, all from various places around the world, with varying skill sets. We're always looking for more enthusiastic, capable Python writers who would love to contribute to the community. If you're interested in contributing to the site, please contact us.

Can I Copy Your Content/Articles and Code?

Yes, as long as you link back to the original article URL. Please refer to the question below on copyright issues and licensing.

What License is the Content Under?

The license used on the site differs between the code, and the content/writing. We've tried to make all content licensing as permissive and easy-to-understand as possible.

All code on Python Central (Python, HTML, Shell, Javascript, etc) is licensed under the MIT license.

Whereas the license for the content/writing is under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License license (the same as Wikipedia).

I Noticed an Issue/Problem on Your Site. How do I tell you about it?

Although we do try to take care when writing our articles and developing the website, unfortunately certain problems do sometimes creep in.

We're after unique and quality content. If you find any issues with the information we're providing, please don't hesitate to report the issue here.

How do I Search for a Specific Article?

In an attempt to make the site as user-friendly as possible, the home page provides a live search feature allowing you to search through available articles based on keywords of your choice. All blogs articles are also organized into comprehensive categories which you can easily navigate through in order to locate the information you're searching for. Also, if you have any suggestions on how to improve our search features, feel free to get in touch with us via the site's contact us page. We're eager to hear from you!

Who are the Writers/Contributors of Python Central?

The site's blog authors are experienced Python programmers and enthusiasts from all over the globe, eager to share their know-how about the scripting language.

How do I Become a Python Central Writer or Contributor?

If you have in-depth experience and  knowledge about the Python programming language, we’d love to hear from you! Feel free to contact us, and become one of our team of Python experts/writers!