Language Basics

Note

The sections in this page were moved to the Language Basics in the userguide.

Cython File Types

This section was moved to Cython file types.

Implementation File

What can it contain?

What can’t it contain?

Definition File

What can it contain?

What can’t it contain?

What else?

cimport
compilation order

Include File

What can it contain?

How do I use it?

Declaring Data Types

This section was moved to Declaring Data Types.

The cdef Statement

This section was moved to C variable and type definitions.

Grouping cdef Declarations

This section was moved to C variable and type definitions.

C types and Python classes

This section was moved to Types.

Parameters

This section was moved to Python functions vs. C functions.

Automatic Type Conversion

This section was moved to Automatic type conversions.

Type Casting

This section was moved to Type Casting.

Checked Type Casts

This section was moved to Checked Type Casts.

Statements and Expressions

This section was moved to Statements and expressions.

Differences Between Cython and C

Scope Rules

Built-in Constants

Operator Precedence

For-loops

Functions and Methods

This section was moved to Python functions vs. C functions.

Callable from Python (def)

Callable from C (cdef)

Callable from both Python and C (cpdef)

Overriding

This section was moved to Overriding in extension types.

Function Pointers

Python Built-ins

This section was moved to Built-in Functions.

Optional Arguments

This section was moved to Optional Arguments.

Keyword-only Arguments

This section was moved to Keyword-only Arguments.

Error and Exception Handling

This section was moved to Error return values.

Checking return values for non-Cython functions..

This section was moved to Checking return values of non-Cython functions.

Conditional Compilation

This section was moved to Conditional Compilation.

Compile-Time Definitions

Conditional Statements