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Hold the Line: Line Profiling in Python

I wrote an article on the Appneta Blog where I discussed line profiling in Python:

If you’ve ever profiled code in Python, you’ve probably used the cProfile module. While the cProfile module is quite powerful, I find it involves a lot of boilerplate code to get it setup and configured before you can get useful information out of it. Being a fan of the KISS principle, I want an easy and unobtrusive way to profile my code. Thus, I find myself using the line_profiler module due to it’s simplicity and superior output format.

I’m a big fan of tools that are simple to use, yet powerful in nature. Being both efficient and productive are important qualities in my daily workflow, so check out the article to learn more!