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1 Post authored by: screamingtiger Top Member
For those of you who want to get into lower level programming and high speed applications, c++ is a magnitude faster than Python.  Especially when it comes to parsing NMEA strings.  At 1hz 9600 baud the performance gain isn't noticeable, but going up to 115200 baud with updates 2-3 time per second I think python will start lagging.   I have written a C++ library by porting the TinyGPS++ from arduino over to the Pi.  I used PThreads so that the library is multithreaded and wi ...