Monthly Archives: November 2012

Special characters as variable names

Don’t use them. If you name a variable “s” or “n” or “c” in your nosetest test suite, and jump into the frame in PDB to debug, any expression starting with your variables will issue those commands to the debugger … Continue reading

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Initial Experiments with OpenMP

tl;dr ¬†– (note shorter bar is better) So I started looking at potential to use OpenMP to speed up various Cythonized operations in pandas. I picked¬†the easiest starting point which was using cython.parallel.prange. The test case I used was a … Continue reading

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