Extending Python for Speed

Martin Renold
MyPaint
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Python is a nice high-level language, but most graphic applications have some code that must run fast at any price. Everyone knows that it is possible to write C/C++ extensions for Python. Not everyone knows that it can be done cleanly, simply and DRY.

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1 Responses to “Extending Python for Speed”


  • Thanks for this video, I liked the information you presented. I would love to hear more about what areas you had to optimize for MyPaint :)

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