Python 3.10.0rc2 Is Available

Python 3.10 is one month away, can you believe it? This snake is still trying to bite as it has been an interesting day of fighting fires, release blockers, and a bunch of late bugs but your friendly release team always delivers You can get this n...

Python 3.9.7 And 3.8.12 Are Now Available

 Python 3.9.7
Get it here:

Python 3.9.7 is the newest major stable release of
the Python programming language, and it contains many new features and
optimizations. There’s b...

Python 3.10.0rc1 Is Available

Python 3.10.0 is almost ready. This release, 3.10.0rc1, is the penultimate release preview. You can get it here: release, **3.10.0rc1**, is the penultimate release preview.&nbsp...

Python 3.10.0b4 Is Available

Wow! A release on a Saturday? Do the release management team even rest? You better believe it, because this is the last of the planned beta releases. This means that the next pre-release will be the first release candidate of Python 3.10.0. Remember th...

Python 3.10.0b3 Is Available

Summer is almost here (at least in half of the planet) and Python 3.10 is finishing baking in the oven. For those of you that want to taste it before is finally ready (and if you are a library developer, you certainly do!) you can have the second-to-la...

Python 3.10.0b2 Is Available

After fighting with some release blockers, implementing a bunch of GC traversal functions, and fixing some pending reference leaks, we finally have Python 3.10.0 beta 2 ready for you! Thanks to everyone that helped to unblock the release!

The 2021 Python Language Summit

Every year, a small group of core developers from Python implementations such as CPython, PyPy, Jython, and more come together to share information, discuss problems, and seek consensus in order to help Python continue to flourish.The Python Language S...

Welcoming Microsoft As A Visionary Sponsor

Microsoft helps millions of Python developers achieve more by enabling Python support across products and services like Windows, Visual Studio Code, GitHub, and Microsoft Azure.Microsoft has been a long-time supporter of the Python Software Foundation,...

Announcing Six Scientific Python Grants

The Scientific Python Working Group considers funding proposals that advance the scientific use of Python. In the past these have most often been workshops and conferences, but we also fund project improvements and outreach. Recently, we broadened...

Python 3.10.0a7 Is Now Available For Testing

Brrrrr… do you feel that? That’s the chill of beta freeze coming closer. Meanwhile, your friendly CPython release team doesn’t rest even on holidays and we have prepared a shiny new release for you: Python 3.10.0a7.Get the new release here:ht...

Python 3.9.4 Hotfix Is Now Available

Python 3.9.3 was released two days ago on Friday, April 2nd. It
contains important security content listed below for reference.
Unfortunately, it also introduced an unintentional ABI incompatibility,
making some C extensions built with Python 3.9.0 ...

Python 3.9.3 And 3.8.9 Are Now Available

Those are expedited security releases, recommended to all users. Get them here: 3.9.3 has been recalled due to introducing unintentional ABI incompatibility. Download 3.9.4 instead: https://www.p...

Python 3.10.0a6 Is Now Available For Testing

Remember us? It’s your friendly CPython release team and we have something we think you may like: The new alpha release of Python 3.10 is here, now with 100% more pattern matching. If I were you, I would download it and start playing with it. Extra poi...

Python 3.9.2 And 3.8.8 Are Now Available

Convinced of the wonders of free two-day deliveries, I’m pleased to present you Python 3.9.2 and 3.8.8. Get them from: up, the last fu...

Python 3.10.0a5 Is Now Available For Testing

 Well, this one took a bit more time due to some surprise last time reference leaks and release blockers to fix, but now Python 3.10.0a5 it’s here. Will this be the first release announcements of the 3.10 series without copy-paste typos? Go get it...

Python 3.10.0a4 Is Now Available For Testing

 Happy new year to all of you. I hope you all have a great start of the year! And how to best celebrate that we have left 2020 behind that with a new Python alpha release? :) Go get it here:

Python 3.8.7 Is Now Available

Python 3.8.7 is the seventh maintenance release of Python 3.8. Go get it here: this is a bugfix release for the 3.8 series which was superseded by Python 3.9, currently the latest feature release...

PyPI Now Supports Two-Factor Login Via WebAuthn

To further increase the security of Python package downloads, we're adding a new beta feature to the Python Package Index: WebAuthn support for U2F compatible hardware security keys as a two-factor authentication (2FA) login security method. This is th...

Python 3.8.0b1 Is Now Available For Testing

The time has come for Python 3.8.0b1! Download it from:

This release is the first of four planned beta release previews. Beta
release previews are intended to give the wider community the