20 minutes



XS makes it easy to call C or C++ subroutines, but with SWIG it is even easier - almost trivial. The Simplified Wrapper and Interface Generator helps write interfaces not only for Perl, but also for a dozen or so other languages. I'll show a few examples of using SWIG to write Perl binary modules, provide a few general guidelines to keep insanity at bay, and show a couple of real-world applications. 

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