[Numpy-discussion] CorePy 1.0 Release (x86, Cell BE, BSD!)

Brian Granger ellisonbg.net@gmail....
Mon Nov 24 23:36:56 CST 2008


Chris,

Wow, this is fantastic...both the BSD license and the x86 support.  I
look forward to playing with this!

Cheers,

Brian

On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 7:49 PM, Chris Mueller <cmueller_dev@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Announcing CorePy 1.0 - http://www.corepy.org
>
> We are pleased to announce the latest release of CorePy. CorePy is a
> complete system for developing machine-level programs in Python.
> CorePy lets developers build and execute assembly-level programs
> interactively from the Python command prompt, embed them directly in
> Python applications, or export them to standard assembly languages.
>
> CorePy's straightforward APIs enable the creation of complex,
> high-performance applications that take advantage of processor
> features usually inaccessible from high-level scripting languages,
> such as multi-core execution and vector instruction sets (SSE, VMX,
> SPU).
>
> This version addresses the two most frequently asked questions about
> CorePy:
>
> 1) Does CorePy support x86 processors?
>    Yes! CorePy now has extensive support for 32/64-bit x86 and SSE
>    ISAs on Linux and OS X*.
>
> 2) Is CorePy Open Source?
>    Yes!  CorePy now uses the standard BSD license.
>
> Of course, CorePy still supports PowerPC and Cell BE SPU processors.
> In fact, for this release, the Cell run-time was redesigned from the
> ground up to remove the dependency on IBM's libspe and now uses the
> system-level interfaces to work directly with the SPUs (and, CorePy is
> still the most fun way to program the PS3).
>
> CorePy is written almost entirely in Python.  Its run-time system
> does not rely on any external compilers or assemblers.
>
> If you have the need to write tight, fast code from Python, want
> to demystify machine-level code generation, or just miss the good-old
> days of assembly hacking, check out CorePy!
>
> And, if you don't believe us, here's our favorite user quote:
>
> "CorePy makes assembly fun again!"
>
>
> __credits__ = """
>   CorePy is developed by Chris Mueller, Andrew Friedley, and Ben
>   Martin and is supported by the Open Systems Lab at Indiana
>   University.
>
>   Chris can be reached at cmueller[underscore]dev[at]yahoo[dot]com.
> """
>
> __footnote__ = """
>   *Any volunteers for a Windows port? :)
> """
>
>
>
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