Python 2 End of Life (EOL): What It Means for You, Plus Services Like AWS Lambda and Heroku

Python 2.7 code freeze, final release in April, serverless runtimes, and more

Derek Ardolf

4 minute read

I just wanted to drop a little post into the universe that support for Python 2.x has officially stopped, and is at End of Life (EOL). What’s this about updates into April 2020? What does this mean for hosted/serverless solutions, like AWS Lambda or Heroku?