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Learning Cython Programming by Philip Herron

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Who this book is for

This book is intended for C developers who like using Python and Python users wanting to implement native C/C++ extensions to Python. As a reader, you can expect to be shown how you can develop applications with Cython, with an emphasis on extending existing systems with help on how you can approach it.

Extending legacy systems can be difficult, but the rewards can be great. Consider very low-level system daemons that we could abstract and extend them and interact with the data from Python in a nice high-level way while leaving all performance-sensitive code alone! This model of development can prove to be efficient and of great return to development time; this can be particularly expensive when it comes to C applications. ...

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