ETOOMANYPYTHONS: How are Python implementations different?
Have you ever wondered why there are so many different kinds of “Python”? CPython, Cython, RPython, PyPy, Jython, and IronPython are all flavors of Python but not everyone knows why each exists.
Here’s a short snippet to whet your appetite:
In this post, I'll start from scratch and move through the various Python implementations, concluding with a thorough introduction to PyPy, which I believe is the future of the language.
It all starts with an understanding of what 'Python' actually is.