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Embedding Python

Just want to share some useful links about embedding Python to your C-based application:
the main article: Embedding Python in Another Applicationadditional article that shows peculiarities of multithreading, sockets and shared memory: Embedding Python in C/C++ (Part1, Part2)Cython (or Pyrex) can be used to reduce handwritten code for Python interoperability: A quick Cython introduction If you have doubts about Python size, there are some minimal implementations: see Embedded Python article. Let me quote tinypy:
tinypy is a minimalist implementation of python in 64k of code
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What more could you possibly want??
a pony? However, I highly recommend to use classic CPython implementation (basically because it has a huge number of contributors and supporters, and has an excellent documentation). It can be stripped up to 1-2 megabytes depending of your requirements.