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Welcome to Boost.Python, a C++ library which enables seamless interoperability between C++ and the Python programming language. The library includes support for:

The development of these features was funded in part by grants to Boost Consulting from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories and by the Computational Crystallography Initiative at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories.


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