#FiveThings You Didn’t Know Python Could Do with @nnja @urkeholland
#FiveThings You Didn’t Know Python Could Do (video) –
Python: a large and terrifying snake OR the third most popular programming language. This week, Python (the language, not the snake) aficionado Nina Zakharenko joins us for Five Things that you didn’t know that Python can do. And don’t worry, there are plenty of snake references and even a free potato joke. Also, Burke finds snake facts on the internet and Nina tries her first Goo Goo Cluster.
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