[SciPy-user] python (against java) advocacy for scientific projects
Wed Jan 21 07:04:19 CST 2009
On 1/21/2009 11:58 AM, Bill Baxter wrote:
> These days I use Python for stuff that doesn't need to run fast, and
> the D programming language for the rest. It would please me very much
> if I never had to write another line of C++ in all my living days.
I wish I never knew C++. Because then I would not have wasted so much
time learning and using it.
If I need speed, I will henceforth resort to Fortran and interface with
f2py. With the ISO C bindings of Fortran 2003 (similar to ctypes), C
libraries can be called from Fortran with very little effort.
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