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posted by n1 on Tuesday May 13 2014, @01:11AM   Printer-friendly
from the it's-dark-in-here dept.

We all know that python is slower than compiled languages like C. But what can you do about it? Jake VanderPlas, director of research in the physical sciences for the university of Washington's eScience institute, digs into python's internals to explain how it works and what program design choices you can make to use python efficiently.

 
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  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday May 13 2014, @08:30AM

    by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday May 13 2014, @08:30AM (#42595)

    Exactly. Add on to that the fact if you write 'forgiving' code, you might get to meet your unforgiving boss or his boss!

  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday May 13 2014, @10:24AM

    by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday May 13 2014, @10:24AM (#42619)

    But ... I'm so proud of my forgiving password check. It not only tolerates typos, it even tells you how to correct them! ;-)