[FRPythoneers] Data Acquisition with Python
wallen at boulder.nist.gov
Wed Aug 16 10:22:25 MDT 2000
On Wed, 16 Aug 2000, Sean Reifschneider wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 11, 2000 at 04:57:02PM -0600, Wayde Allen wrote:
> >had created one for Python? If not, this might be a good chance to learn
> >about how Python integrates outside code sources. I've never tried that.
> Building modules for Python isn't that bad. It's kind of like
> using a weird library like glib or something -- a weird mix of Python
> and C coding...
Yeah, I've looked at some of the documentation on this. I haven't yet had
a chance to give it a go though.
> There's a program called "SWIG" which can be used to create wrappers
> for C code in Python, Perl, etc... It's supposed to be pretty neat,
> but I've run into many problems with building modules that used it.
> I've never written anything using it at all.
Hmmm ... the name sounds familiar, but I don't know anything about it.
Might have to check it out.
> It's kind of like using an IDL with RPC, if you're familiar with that.
No, sorry. So far I've resisted having to run IDL.
(wallen at boulder.nist.gov)
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