Deep Exploration into Python: Let’s Review the Dict Module

Dictobject.c is the module behind Python’s dict object. This is SO frequently used, and there are a few little-known tidbits that are useful to understand for optimal performance. Read more

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How do Ruby and Python profilers work?

Hello! As a precursor to writing a Ruby profiler I wanted to do a survey of how existing Ruby & Python profilers work. This also helps answer a question a lot of folks have been asking me, which is “How do you write a profiler?”... (more…)

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