|Designed by||Brendan Eich of Netscape initially; others have also contributed to the ECMAScript standard|
|First appeared||December 4, 1995|
|Stable release||ECMAScript 2021 / June 2021|
|Preview release||ECMAScript 2022 / 22 July 2021|
When he began implementing Python, Guido van Rossum was also reading the published scripts from “Monty Python’s Flying Circus”, a BBC comedy series from the 1970s. Van Rossum thought he needed a name that was short, unique, and slightly mysterious, so he decided to call the language Python.