writing dll in python?

Scott David Daniels Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org
Tue Sep 30 14:42:12 CEST 2008


Terry Reedy wrote:
> ....
> Start with the Python tutorial, perhaps parts of the reference manual, 
> and definitely peruse the first chapters in the library manual on 
> built-in functions and classes.
Check out
     http://wiki.python.org/moin/BeginnersGuide
to see a range of ways to learn Python, most very good (what works for
you vaires by student).

> You will almost certainly want to use numpy (numpy.org) for numerical 
> calculation and possibly existing modules in scipy (scipy.org) or 
> elsewhere.
Although it is likely someyhing like numpy will be necessary, don't make
the mistake of thinking Python cannot handle calculation itself easily.
Where you'll need to leave python is in array and matrix calculations,
there the numpy code will get you near custom C/fortran code speeds.

>--Scott David Daniels
Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org



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