Developing Commercial Applications in Python

Richards Noah (IFR LIT MET) Noah.Richards at
Mon Jan 3 14:26:31 EST 2005

"It's me" <itsme at> wrote in message
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> "Richards Noah (IFR LIT MET)" <Noah.Richards at> wrote in
> news:crbur8$edu$1 at
> >
> > Begging your pardon, but a better resource would be the brochure
> > (  It appears that
> the
> > program was probably (originally) written in C/C++ (using MFC for the
> GUI),
> > 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
> Then added a Python layer on top.
> The only thing unfortunate is that they went with MFC on the newest
> Yuck!

Hahaha, sounds like a party to me.  And they didn't even throw in a layer of
Lisp for good effort?  Too bad, if you ask me :)

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