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Python Gains Traction Among Data Scientists

Data scientists have a growing range of options when choosing analytical tools, and a new survey of tool preferences reveals a roughly even split in preferences among the three leading programming languages.

In its annual survey of leading analytics tools, executive recruiting firm Burtch Works reported this week that nearly 1,200 data scientists and analysts were evenly divided in their preferences for SAS (34 percent), R and Python (both 33 percent). Nevertheless, the survey released Tuesday (July 17) confirms the steady rise of Python programming language, mostly at the expense of the R language.

Source: datanami.com
Author: George Leopold

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