Computer programming remains an arcane art. Python is the programming language of choice as it is beautiful and highly-powerful at the same time. Python is a very matured programming language. It is multi-purpose, has a wonderful philosophy and a very active community behind it. Moreover, it is the perfect glue languages to bring together multiple different other languages and has extensively applications in biosciences as the primary programming language. You can do everything with it. Life is short that is why Python excels.