Developing Commercial Applications in Python

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Mon Jan 3 13:56:20 EST 2005

"Richards Noah (IFR LIT MET)" <Noah.Richards at> wrote in message
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> Begging your pardon, but a better resource would be the brochure available
> (  It appears that
> program was probably (originally) written in C/C++ (using MFC for the
> and now employs Python for adding modules and scripting support.  Very
> interesting stuff :)

It was actually developed in Fortran some 35 years ago.   Then migrated to
F77.   Then added a C/C++ layer to sit ontop.   Then converted to API based.
Then added a Python layer on top.

The only thing unfortunate is that they went with MFC on the newest version.

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