Welcome to PyPy’s documentation!¶
- If you want to find out more about what PyPy is, have a look at our What is PyPy? or consult the PyPy website.
- If you’re interested in trying PyPy out, check out the installation instructions.
- If you want to help develop PyPy, please have a look at contributing and get in touch (Contact)!
All of the documentation and source code is available under the MIT license, unless otherwise specified. Consult LICENSE.
- Differences between PyPy and CPython
- Writing extension modules for pypy
- Garbage collector documentation and configuration
- JIT hooks
- Application-level Stackless features
- PyPy’s sandboxing features
- Software Transactional Memory
- Contributing Guidelines
- Goals and Architecture Overview
- PyPy’s Configuration Handling
- Potential Project List
- Getting involved
- Simple tasks for newcomers
- Mid-to-large tasks
- Explicit typing in RPython
- Make bytearray type fast
- Implement copy-on-write list slicing
- NumPy rebooted
- Improving the jitviewer
- Optimized Unicode Representation
- Translation Toolchain
- Various GCs
- STM (Software Transactional Memory)
- Introduce new benchmarks
- Project Documentation
- Source Code Documentation
- PyPy’s Release Process
- #pypy on irc.freenode.net
- Many of the core developers are hanging out here. You are welcome to join and ask questions (if they are not already answered in the FAQ). You can find logs of the channel here.
- Development mailing list
- Development and conceptual discussions
- Commit mailing list
- Updates to code and documentation
- Development bug/feature tracker
- Filing bugs and feature requests
- Meeting PyPy developers
- The PyPy developers are organizing sprints and presenting results at conferences all year round. They will be happy to meet in person with anyone interested in the project. Watch out for sprint announcements on the development mailing list.