C++ and Python

Roman Yakovenko roman.yakovenko at gmail.com
Fri Mar 31 11:20:56 CEST 2006

On 30 Mar 2006 23:01:21 -0800, marc.wyburn at googlemail.com
<marc.wyburn at googlemail.com> wrote:
> I've been learning to write VST plugins in C++ and would like to switch
> back to Python.  The first step of writing the plugin is to import the
> C++ header files from the Steinberg SDK.  How can I do this in Python.
> I've tried looking at SWIG but didn't really understand what it was
> trying to do.    Should I be using SWIG to create Python versions of
> the classes and then go from there or does it create glue code to talk
> to the classes.

Hi. My advice is try to use boost.python library.
There are also few code generators available for it: pyplusplus and Pyste.

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Roman Yakovenko
C++ Python language binding

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