Upgrade Your Python Version

Sebastian Witowski
9 min readMar 2

Here is an idea for a completely free¹ speed improvement for your code — upgrade your Python version!

I started this series of articles using Python 3.8, but today we already have version 3.11. Python 3.11 is the first version of Python that brings pretty significant speed improvements thanks to the Faster CPython project. If you have never heard about it, it started as Mark Shannon’s idea to improve the overall…

Sebastian Witowski

Python consultant and freelancer at switowski.com. Writes about productivity, tools, Python, and programming best practices.