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What is the Use of Python at Google?

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In this post you will know how many people in Google company working on Python Language and Use of Python at Google.Python has been an important part of Google from beginning. It is recognized as an official language at Google. Python is one of the key languages at Google today, alongside with C++ and Java. 

 "Python has been an important part of Google since the beginning, and remains so as the system grows and evolved. Today dozens of Google engineers use Python, and we're looking for more people with skills in this language".

There are at least 3 main usages of Python in Google:

YouTube is written in Python - not necessarily a good thing; most people who joined YouTube later complained about it; there are plans to move off Python, but it’s not the highest priority.

The main website for Google developers.(
 open source libraries:Google Data Python Client Library - provides a library and source code that make it easy to access data through Google Data APIs.

Google APIs Client Library for Python - small, flexible, and powerful Python client library for accessing Google APIs.

Google AdWords API Python Client Library - makes it easier to write Python clients to programmatically access AdWords accounts.

Most test automation and some site reliability scripts are written in Python. This is leveraging Python’s power as a scripting language.
Lots of Machine Learning code is written in Python. Python is one of the most important languages in ML / AI domain.

Google has a strong relationship with the language itself and the Python software foundation: Google is always sponsoring various Python conferences (PyCon, EuroPython, etc).

So the total number of people using Python as main language in Google is probably in thousands, and the total number of people who need to touch Python occasionally in Google is likely in tens of thousands.

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