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A Cython Walkthrough


Speed up your Python and link it with C

Cython is a tool that can convert regular Python modules, or Python with some additional syntax, into C extension modules that can be imported from regular Python code.

This provides a significant speed improvement on most code, and additionally allows the direct use of C functions within your code.

In this talk I plan to run through three use cases for Cython and how these have helped me in projects that are either speed-sensitive or need to intermix with external C projects.

The talk should be suitable for anyone with good basic knowledge of regular Python or better -- cursory knowledge of C is useful but not needed.


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