The performance overhead of Python C extensions

Python is slow, and compiled languages like Rust, C, or C++ are fast. So when your application is too slow, rewriting some of your code in a compiled extension can seem like the natural approach to speeding things up. Unfortunately, compiled extensions ar… Read more

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For the first time since the start of the TIOBE index nearly 20 years ago, Java and C don't make up the top 2 positions any more. C is still number one, but it is Python that claims the second position now. Some say that Python's recent... (more…)

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