Python and the need for speed

Paul Rubin no.email at nospam.invalid
Tue Apr 11 20:40:29 EDT 2017


Mikhail V <mikhailwas at gmail.com> writes:
> Just my curiosity, I've always been intersted in such question: are devs
> still writing extensions in C, I mean type in C code? 

Yes.

> Aren't they using some translator or IDE which at lest hides the
> brackets and semicolons?

I don't know of anyone who does that.  I don't think anyone minds C's
brackets and semicolons, and lots of other languages like Java and Perl
use them too, for programmer familiarity.  The actual difficulty with C
is that it gives rise to a high incidence of hard-to-diagnose bugs.


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