PyCon UK 2015

Making Python Computations Fast

Russel Winder

Python is slow at computing things. Some people try to use Cython, Numba or even NumPy to get round this. However the best way forward is to use a specialist native code language. No not C. Some people will use C++, but the real cogniscenti will use D or Chapel. This session will show how to do this using a small example.