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Integer Caching in Python

To gain a performance boost and avoid reallocation of frequently used integers, Python creates singleton instances of small integer values and uses them by reference.

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Nim for Python Programmers

Nim is a compiled, garbage-collected systems programming language with a design that focuses on efficiency, expressiveness, and elegance (in that order of priority). – nim-lang/Nim…

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Debugging out-of-memory crashes in Python

You run your program, and it crashes—it’s out of memory: If you’re lucky, you get a MemoryError exception. If you’re less lucky, you get a coredump. If you’re having a bad day, your computer locks up and you need to restart it. How do you figure out what …

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