Introduction to Cython

May 26, 2019, 11:30 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.

You just found that C library which solves that huge problem you have. It solves it completely, it's so fast, it's old, rock solid and well tested – and difficult to use, because it has that real-world, well aged C-API. Maybe even C++. So, you want to use it from Python, but there's no wrapper yet? Or worse, the existing wrapper is auto-generated and feels clumsy, slow and just as ugly to work with as C?

Give Cython a try! It's the fastest way to make Python talk (to) native code, and a pleasure to work with as a general programming language.

Stefan Behnel

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