PowerShell vs Python: What are the differences?
What is PowerShell? A task automation and configuration management framework. A command-line shell and scripting language built on .NET. Helps system administrators and power-users rapidly automate tasks that manage operating systems (Linux, macOS, and Windows) and processes.
What is Python? A clear and powerful object-oriented programming language, comparable to Perl, Ruby, Scheme, or Java. Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
PowerShell and Python are primarily classified as "Shells" and "Languages" tools respectively.
Python is an open source tool with 25.3K GitHub stars and 10.5K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Python's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, Python has a broader approval, being mentioned in 2830 company stacks & 3640 developers stacks; compared to PowerShell, which is listed in 12 company stacks and 73 developer stacks.
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