Need to override an operator in your Python class? Ever wonder what all those double-underscore class methods do? Here's your answer. Note that thi...Read more »
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
Lately Grumpy has received some attention on reddit. YouTube Engineering showed a blog plost (Grumpy) which apparently proved that grumpy scaled much better then CPython on a Fibonacci benchmark. I felt like repeating this microbenchmark with Python to ch...Read more »