Learn the fundamentals of Cython to extend the legacy of your applications
About This Book
Who This Book Is For
This book is for developers who are familiar with the basics of C and Python programming and wish to learn Cython programming to extend their applications.
What You Will Learn
Cython is a hybrid programming language used to write C extensions for Python language. Combining the practicality of Python and speed and ease of the C language it’s an exciting language worth learning if you want to build fast applications with ease.
This new edition of Learning Cython Programming shows you how to get started, taking you through the fundamentals so you can begin to experience its unique powers.
You’ll find out how to get set up, before exploring the relationship between Python and Cython. You’ll also look at debugging Cython, before moving on to C++ constructs, Caveat on C++ usage, Python threading and GIL in Cython. Finally, you’ll learn object initialization and compile time, and gain a deeper insight into Python 3, which will help you not only become a confident Cython developer, but a much more fluent Python developer too.
Style and approach
This practical and a fast-paced guide gives you all the information you need to start programming using Cython.
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