Packages for reproducible data analysis and research
Python is an excellent choice if it comes to writing software for scientific data analysis. With its comparably simple syntax it is easy to learn yet powerful. The scientific software stack (SciPy) is well developed, and perhaps the best: Python is free software.
A note on the logos: The copyright of the Python logo belongs to the Python Software Foundation (PSF). The copyright of the logos for the Python ASpecD, LabInform, cwepr, trepr, UVVisPy, FitPy, and SpinPy packages belongs to Jara Popp.