Python is a scripting (interpreted) language that is becoming more and more popular. It is an object-oriented language that comes with a lot of packages and extensions.
The document Develop with Python describes how you get started with Python development on an iMX Developer’s Kit. The document also contains instructions of how to write and execute Python scripts on target. The document also describes how to install additional Python packages using the PIP package management system.
For efficient development it is important to setup a capable development environment and specifically an editor. The document contains instructions of how to install and use the PyDev plugin in Eclipse.