2021 TIL

June 10

Inside the Python Virtual Machine – free ebook

  • “You know how to program in Python but are interested in what goes on under the covers of the interpreter? Well, fasten your seat-belts as this book will take you on a tour of  the virtual machine that runs your Python code.
  • “It will describe how Python code is compiled and run, how the language itself can be modified and will demystify the mysterious bytecodes that run on the Python virtual machine.”

An introduction to Python bytecode – article

  • “Learn what Python bytecode is, how Python uses it to execute your code, and how knowing what it does can help you.”