Pyhton is a interpreted high-level programming language for general-purpose programming. It is used for many use cases because it is very easy to learn and flexible.
Data Science / Business Intelligence
Python can be used in Data Science / Business Intelligence for many reasons. Especially in combination with R because of the API's and libaries Link.
|Scikit-Learn||Machine Learning||(en) scikit|
|NumPy||Fundamental package for scientific computing||(en) numpy|
|Pandas||Data analysis||(en) pandas|
|statsmodels||Provides classes and functions for the estimation of many different statistical models, as well as for conducting statistical tests, and statistical data exploration.||(en) statsmodels|
|mlpy||Machine Learning||(en) mlpy|
|matplotlib||2D plotting library which produces publication quality figures in a variety of hardcopy formats and interactive environments across platforms.||(en) matplotlib|
There is a Phyton-based ecosystem of open-source software for mathematics, science, and engineering available, which is named (en) SciPy. This ecosystem contains some of the listed modules.