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

Matthieu Brucher matthieu.brucher@gmail....
Tue Nov 25 07:34:09 CST 2008


Exactly what I thought this morning ;)
I'm reading your PhD thesis, Chris, it's great !

Matthieu

2008/11/25 Brian Granger <ellisonbg.net@gmail.com>:
> 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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