Copy-on-write friendly Python garbage collection

At Instagram, we have the world’s largest deployment of the Django web framework, which is written entirely in Python. We began using… Read more

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Flask-SocketIO gives Flask applications access to low latency bi-directional communications between the clients and the server. The client-side application can use any of the SocketIO official clients libraries in Javascript, C++, Java and Swift, or any c... (more…)

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Python and R vs. SPSS and SAS

When we’re working for clients we mostly come across the statistical programming languages SAS, SPSS, R and Python. Of these SAS and SPSS are probably the most used. However, the interest for the open source languages R and Python is increasing. In recent... (more…)

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SymPy: symbolic computing in Python

SymPy is an open source computer algebra system written in pure Python. It is built with a focus on extensibility and ease of use, through both interactive and programmatic applications. These characteristics have led SymPy to become a popular symbolic li...

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