Friday, July 17, 2009

Unladen Swallow 2009Q2 ↦

Google’s appropriately-named effort to infuse Python with more teh snappy has reached its latest development milestone. The performance gains are still relatively modest and come at the cost of a ten-fold increase in memory usage but the plumbing is now in place and it has already achieved compatibility with important Python projects such as Twisted, Django, NumPy and Swig.