writing dll in python?

Tino Wildenhain tino at wildenhain.de
Mon Sep 29 15:25:39 CEST 2008

nishalrs wrote:
> Hello All,
> My main motivation is to build a collection of useful mathematical
> models (that I have developed over the years) to design ultrasonic
> sensors. This should be some sort of a library that should be able to
> be used for desktop/web application development, to run in variety of
> operating systems.
> I am more than convinced after looking at python.org website, it is
> the right tool for the job. I intend to learn python, but I am not
> really sure, where to begin. 
> Should I write all the functions as simple python scripts? Or is there
> some facility for creating a .dll like library, that could be more
> suitable for what in intend to develop?

This is called a module in python, you can also collect modules
to a package. Once you have your package ready, you can distribute
them as egg if you want (basically a distribution as zip file) -
look up python eggs and easy-install with your search engine of

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