Le 24/11/2011 13:31, Rudra Banerjee a écrit :

> Dear friends,

> I am a newbie in python and basically i use python for postprocessing

> like plotting, data manipulation etc.

> Based on ease of programming on python I am wondering if I can consider

> it for the main development as well. My jobs (written on fortran) runs

> for weeks and quite CPU intensive. How python works on these type of

> heavy computation?

> Any comment or reference is welcome.
If you need mathematical power (especially symbolic computations), you

should also consider Sage[1] which is kind of a module of math over

python. In some situations, Sage is the "correct" successor of Fortran

instead of plain python.

Well, it does not answers the question, but ...

Laurent

[1]

http://sagemath.org