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For real this time, get your butt off Python 2: No updates, no nothing after 1 January 2020

Tuesday Sep 10th 2019

el Reg: 'Let's not play games,' says lang dad Guido van Rossum

Python 2 will sunset on January 1st 2020 – however, many applications have not yet upgraded to version 3, causing the coding lingo's team to mount a communications campaign to persuade devs to port their code.

Python is the third most popular programming language after JavaScript and Java, according to Redmonk. Its use has been boosted by the strong interest in machine learning, for which Python is well suited, thanks in part to its various AI-related libraries and frameworks.

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