Reading guide ： Yes , You're not mistaken . A veteran founder of open source languages in “ retired ” After joining the Microsoft development team , Continue with it Python The road to language development .
a 64 One of the world's top programmers retired last year , This is it. Python The father of language Van Rossum, People affectionately call him uncle tortoise .Python It is already the most popular programming language in the world , Because there are a lot of AI library , Therefore, it is very popular in the fields of machine learning and data processing analysis .
One year after retirement , He often thinks about life , It doesn't mean much to go on like this , He's looking forward to a new beginning , Need to get back to work , That's what life is all about .
Microsoft found out later Guido Rossum, I hope he will join the company , Join its developer department and continue to develop Python. Uncle GUI thought about it again and again , Agreed to the company's offer .
This is uncle tortoise in Twitter Tweets on ：
A Microsoft spokesperson is in 13 No. said to the media ：“ We are honored and excited to welcome him to the development team . Microsoft will continue to contribute and improve Python Community , also Guido Sir will continue to lead Python Keep going ”.
Van Rossum stay 1989 Learn from BDFL（Became its Benevolent Dictator for Life） Language structure , Created Python Language , And become an outstanding programmer in the open source field . and Python Also from the Van Rossum The Dutch base goes global , Become a popular programming language in the world .
Python It's been popular for years LAMP（Linix,Apache,MySQL,Python/Perl/PHP） The technology stack began to evolve . Thanks to machine learning in the world （Machine Learning） The demand is expanding ,Python There is no sign of falling behind .
van Rossum Is in 2018 Year of Python The conference （BDFL） Announced that he would leave Python Development team , But still as Python President of the software foundation . Since then ,Python Become the development language for groups .
In the past time ,van Rossum I have worked in many companies , Include Zope—— One is based on Python Develop application server organization , stay Google Internal development tool reviews Mondrian, He is still there. DropBox—— A company that provides personal private cloud storage , Products are also based on Python Development . No matter what company , What kind of position ,van Rossum Are committed to improving and optimizing Python.
Now people see ,“ retired ” the van Rossum It's a new journey for Microsoft . Want to come to Microsoft to expect him to provide value for its cloud computing work and more technological innovation .
With Microsoft Developer Division Of Delphi/C#/TypeScript The father of Anders Hejlsberg Welcome to Uncle GUI , And looking forward to working with him .
Microsoft's Software Engineer Steve Dower This explains the arrival of Uncle tortoise ： Microsoft from 2010 Started in Python Tools for , Such as Python Tools for Visual Studio（PTVS）、IronPython etc. , These have been packed in .NET 2018 Later in a series of versions .
“ We are looking forward to Uncle tortoise's arrival , stay Visual Studio and Visual Stuido Code Wider support on Python Language ”, This includes Microsoft's Azure The cloud service ——Azure Notebooks, It has a more convenient developer cloud command line ：Azure CLI.
in short ,Python It's a “ A practical programming language , Provide excellent technical support and service for the company , And it's the best and most popular option in the field of data science and Analysis “.
Today, , Everything becomes more real . Microsoft ” obtain “van Rossum It will continue to develop in the direction of intelligence and strength , And continue to be a leader in software development companies around the world , And it's moving towards open source .
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Original publication time ： 2020-11-15
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