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10. The Python Profiler

 

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Written by James Roskind.10.1

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The profiler was written after only programming in Python for 3 weeks. As a result, it is probably clumsy code, but I don't know for sure yet 'cause I'm a beginner :-). I did work hard to make the code run fast, so that profiling would be a reasonable thing to do. I tried not to repeat code fragments, but I'm sure I did some stuff in really awkward ways at times. Please send suggestions for improvements to: . I won't promise any support. ...but I'd appreciate the feedback.



Footnotes

... Roskind.10.1
Updated and converted to LATEX by Guido van Rossum. The references to the old profiler are left in the text, although it no longer exists.



 

    

 

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