If you are a newbie using Python, and specially if you already are an expert on hard computing with Fortran or C, you will find this post encouraging to learn Python.
Simple analysis and data mining are really easy with Python. And not only that, there are interfaces as F2py to link our old hard code with Python scripts (This will deserve a set of posts in the future).
Numpy is a widely used set of libraries functions and libraries for scientific computing in Python. In addition to a large number of complex analysis, this package allows us to do things such as:
array([ 0. , 2.5, 5. , 7.5, 10. ])