Is Python popular *because* it is slow?

I’ve been using Python with numeric/numarray/numpy and SWIG since the spring of 2002 for data analysis. The first application I used it for is the OOF holography software. The transition to Python was from tcl with hand-written bindings to C/C++ code. Read more

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What is a Circular Dependency? A circular dependency occurs when two or more modules depend on each other. This is due to the fact that each module is defined in terms of the other (See Figure 1). For example: functionA(): functionB() And functionB(... (more…)

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