.PYX File Extension

Cython Source Code File

PYX files contain source code for Pyrex. Pyrex writes Python extensions. Pyrex uses Python-like syntax. It adds C extensions to Python. PYX files compile to speed up Python code. Many users face PY...

General Information

Title PYX File Extension
Extension .pyx
Full Form Cython Source Code File
File Type Source Code File
Developer Cython Development Team
MIME Type text/x-cython

File Function

Primary Function Contain Cython code
Additional Functions Transpile to C/C++
Features Python-like syntax, C-level performance

File Characteristics

Quality Depends on code
Supports Layers N/A
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable Yes

Use Cases

Data Science Yes
High-Performance Computing Yes
Extension Development Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Code injection
Best Practices Sanitize input, Unit testing

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 2007
Latest Version Check Cython website

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .py, .c, .cpp, .h

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Cython Compiler Free Windows, Mac, Linux
PyCharm IDE Paid, Free Community Edition Windows, Mac, Linux
Visual Studio Code Free Windows, Mac, Linux