“What is it all about and what does it mean?”
Python is a high level general-purpose programming language that can be applied to many different classes of problems. Python is fast and powerful, it integrates well with other languages and frameworks, it runs everywhere, it is a friendly, easy to learn language, and it’s open source (python.org/about).
Python can be found in many industries. Some of these include but are not limited to web hosting, aviation, manufacturing, human resources, pharmaceuticals, project management, and public safety. Because of Python’s agility to be utilized across multiple platforms, it is a popular choice for both simple and more complex projects. You can learn more about Python and their project goals at python.org.