Philip Guo (Phil Guo, Philip J. Guo, Philip Jia Guo, pgbovine)

Python is now the most popular introductory teaching language at top U.S. universities

At the time of writing (July 2014), Python is currently the most popular language for teaching introductory computer science courses at top-ranked U.S. departments.

Specifically, eight of the top 10 CS departments (80%), and 27 of the top 39 (69%), teach Python in introductory CS0 or CS1 courses.

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Created: 2014-07-07
Last modified: 2014-07-07