PXD File Documentation


Feature Value
File Extension .pxd
Format Type Text
Primary Use Storing Cython interface definitions
Encoding UTF-8
Generated By Cython Compiler
MIME Type text/x-cython
Association Cython Programming Language
Contains Class and function declarations
Supports C data types
Purpose Optimizing Python code by C-level static typing
Editable Yes, with text editors
Advantages Performance improvement in Python applications
Disadvantage Requires understanding of C data types
Integration Can be imported into Python modules
Compilation Required Yes, to C code
File Creation Manually or through Cython tools
Usage Interface definition for extension modules
File Structure Similar to Python, but includes C type declarations
Comment Syntax # Comment (like Python)
Popularity Used in projects that require C-level optimizations for Python
Extension Compatible with C libraries