Python programmers have many options for improving the performance of their apps. Here’s where to start.
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Incremental improvements are on the way that promise to speed up Python by a factor of 2x to 5x, and remain compatible with existing code.
Pyston 2.2 yields a roughly 30 per cent speed improvement over standard CPython, and the software is now available under an open source licence.
The latest beta version of Python sports powerful pattern matching features, better error reporting, and smarter typing syntax for wrapped functions.
Python has never been as speedy as C or Java, but several projects are in the works to get the lead out of the language.
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Now with support for Visual Studio Code and other IDEs, the PHP-to-.NET converter runs WordPress and other apps.
From simple shortcuts to expert-level configuration changes, turn to these power tips to get the most out of Microsoft’s open source programming editor.
Why build your own user credentialing, form handling, security, and other stock components? These Python frameworks cover all the bases.
Get deep insight into where your Python app is slow with these profiling utilities
Sets in Python organize collections of unique objects. Learn how to take advantage of this powerful feature in your own code.
Take advantage of these VS Code extensions to browse databases, work with APIs, track your productivity, and message teammates without leaving the code editor.
Apple says the M1-compiled version of TensorFlow delivers several times faster performance while running existing TensorFlow scripts as-is.
In a new role at Microsoft’s Developer Division, Guido van Rossum hints at how he and the company will be working to improve Python.
Picking up where Dropbox left off, a new development team has released a fresh version of the just-in-time optimising Python runtime.
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