NEW GUIDE: ulab: Crunch numbers fast in #CircuitPython #AdafruitLearningSystem #ulab @Adafruit
A new guide in the Adafruit Learning System: ulab: Crunch Numbers fast in CircuitPython. ulab (pronounced “micro lab”) lets you perform number crunching tasks in CircuitPython more quickly, often around 10x as fast.
ulab makes things faster by operating on entire arrays of values in one operation. For example, when you have two numbersa and b, a+b adds them together, returning a new number. When you have two ulab arraysa and b, a+b adds the corresponding numbers in a to the corresponding numbers in b, returning a new array. Want to double every number in an array? That’s a*2. Compute its sine? ulab.vector.sin(a). It also has special versions of functions like sum that act on a whole array and return a single number. Documentation for all functions in ulab are on readthedocs.
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