[SciPy-user] python (against java) advocacy for scientific projects

Sturla Molden sturla@molden...
Tue Jan 20 09:06:57 CST 2009


On 1/20/2009 3:26 PM, Matthieu Brucher wrote:
> I'm able to debug only one
> computation function and to optimize it for every model in an easy
> way, contrary to Fortran where I would have to modify every model,
> hoping that I would not add any typo.

You can use Python to generate Fortran code on the fly, and you can call 
f2py from Python. There are examples of this in "Python Scripting for 
Computational Science" (3rd edition) by H.P. Langtangen.

http://www.springer.com/math/cse/book/978-3-540-73915-9


Sturla Molden





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