Wednesday, May 27, 2009

That's odd -- Python faster than Java

Here's an amazing Stack Overflow question.  The follow-up conversation is great stuff.

The question shows two versions of approximately the same processing.  Python is faster than Java.  That's unexpected.

Java has static compilation and the hot-spot translation to machine code.  Apparently, Python has some optimizations that are just as valuable.

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