Re: [OT] C++ programming: keeping count of data items read from file
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On 05/09/08 08:19, Jordi Gutiérrez Hermoso wrote:
> On 09/05/2008, Ron Johnson <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Remember, there's developer scale as well as execution scale.
> The execution scale is all that matters to us, since a wrong algorithm
> or language can easily exacerbate execution times by orders of
> magnitude, while developer time hardly ever suffers from several
> orders of magnitude.
Then write your apps in FORTRAN. (But then, you aren't the OP...)
> You're not going to convince a numericist to give up compiled
> languages. :-) Give it up.
I'm not going to try. Well, not much... Since all the functions
are already written in a compiled language, what you're really doing
is using Python as "stitching".
You really ought to take a look at NumPy, and compare it to whatever
you write in C/C++. In addition to the standard C->Python bindings,
NumPy also has interfaces to your existing FORTRAN and C++ libraries.
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
We want... a Shrubbery!!
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