[SciPy-user] Pros and Cons of Python verses other array environments
wbaxter at gmail.com
Fri Sep 29 03:11:32 CDT 2006
> Something nobody has mentioned before for pros for numpy is integration
> with C code: this is really clumsy in matlab, and it works great with
> python (ctypes, swig, boost, pyrex are all great tools for that,
> depending on what you want to do).
It is on the web page that started the discussion:
"very easy to extend in C/C++ or Fortran"
But I agree. It's nicer with python/numpy. Both extending with C/C++
and embedding in C/C++. I think I would say "easy" rather than "very
easy", but that quibbling... :-)
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