Making matplotlib work with PyPy

If you read this, perhaps you already tried once to switch to from CPython to PyPy and you realized that matplotlib is not working. Or someone else sent you here to don’t waste your time :D.

In this post I will guide you, step by step to compile yourself matplotlib for CPython 2.7 and PyPy with all necessary dependencies.

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Hunting Performance in Python Code – Part 3. CPU Profiling (scripts)

In this post I will talk about some tools that can help us solve another painful problem in Python: profiling CPU usage.

CPU profiling means measuring the performance of our code by analyzing the way CPU executes the code. This translates to finding the hot spots in our code and see how we can deal with them.

We will see next how you can trace the CPU usage used by your Python scripts. We will focus on the following profilers (click them to go to the corresponding section in this blog):

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