Running and benchmarking python is easier if you have a standard place to run and share them. Kaggle fits this profile perfectly. It is a hosted service for your code which can be run and shared online.
Developing in Cloud https://www.kaggle.com/tusharm567
As an added advantage, I get direct access to loads of public datasets to play and sharpen my skills on.
Benchmarking Code from math import * %timeit tan(atan(exp(log(sqrt(1*1))))) This kind of stuff is helpful while learning and testing out algorithms and/or comparing different approaches to a solution based on compute.