Wrapping C API

Anish Chapagain anishchapagain at gmail.com
Mon Aug 4 15:27:51 CEST 2008


On 4 Aug, 14:20, Ulrich Eckhardt <eckha... at satorlaser.com> wrote:
> Anish Chapagain wrote:
> > I'm new to python and have a task for Wrapping up an old program
> > written in C(20.c files), to provide GUI and chart,graph feature in
> > Python. I've tried using SWIG but am not getting well in windows
> > system, wish to receive guidelines for initiating the task...
>
> Two ways come to mind:
> 1. ctypes
> 2. popen
>
> The former is basically an interface to the C language types which makes it
> rather easy to load C DLLs and call functions therein. The latter is a way
> to start a program with redirected input and output, something that can be
> used to remote-control any commandline application.
>
> Uli
>
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For, plotting chart and graph through C, dll in pyhton will ctype be
more easy..
if there any example would like to see once..
thank's



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