'ctypes' is a ffi (Foreign Function Interface) package for Python. It lets you call functions from dlls/shared libraries and has facilities to create, access and manipulate simple and complicated C data types transparently from Python - in other words: wrap libraries in pure Python.
DocumentationUser tutorial included and available in HTML format from http://starship.python.net/crew/theller/ctypes/tutorial.html
released on 18 March 2005
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|X11||Janet Casey||5 August 2005|
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview|
|Developer||Mailing List Info/Archive||http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/ctypes-devel|
|Support||Mailing List Info/Archive||http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/ctypes-users|
|Required to use||libffi|
|Required to use||Python 2.3 or later|
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