Python is a widely used general-purpose, high-level programming language in bioinformatics field. Its design philosophy emphasizes code readability, and its syntax allows programmers to express concepts in fewer lines of code than would be possible in languages such as C++ or Java. The language provides constructs intended to enable clear programs on both a small and large scale.
Python supports multiple programming paradigms, including object-oriented, imperative and functional programming or procedural styles. It features a dynamic type system and automatic memory management and has a large and comprehensive standard library.
Python interpreters are available for installation on many operating systems, allowing Python code execution on a wide variety of systems. Using third-party tools, such as Py2exe or Pyinstaller, Python code can be packaged into stand-alone executable programs for some of the most popular operating systems, allowing for the distribution of Python-based software for use on those environments without requiring the installation of a Python interpreter.
Related Journals of Python for Bioinformatics
Journal of Open Access Bioinformatics, Journal of Clinical Bioinformatics, American Journal of Bioinformatics, Journal of Integrative Bioinformatics, The Open Bioinformatics Journal, Journal of Bioinformatics and Diabetes, Genome Informatics, Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics, Bioinformatics