Scientific computing in D
Chris via Digitalmars-d
digitalmars-d at puremagic.com
Tue Nov 10 02:35:06 PST 2015
On Monday, 9 November 2015 at 19:31:14 UTC, Márcio Martins wrote:
> I have been running some MCMC simulations in Python and it's
> hard to cope with how unbelievably slow it is.
> Takes me almost a minute to run a few hundred thousand samples
> on my laptop whereas I can run the same simulation with a
> a browser.
> Then, you spend a minute waiting for the simulation to finish,
> to find out you had an error in your report code that would
> have been easily caught with static typing. So annoying...
> Is anyone doing similar stuff with D? Unfortunately, I couldn't
> find any plotting libraries nor MATLAB-like numerical/stats
> libs in dub.
> This seems like another area where D could easily pick up
> momentum with RDMD and perhaps an integration with Jupyter
> which is becoming very very popular.
To give D a try in this field is definitely a good idea. It will
pay in the long run, I believe. Where D lacks libraries and the
like, there's always the option to interface to C (and C++ to a
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