# Kappa Extras

## KappaCUDAnet for .Net is now available

Examples for C# and Visual basic are available in the KappaCUDAnet.msi installer. Please see the Kappa Quick Start Guide for Windows.

## What is Kappa?

Kappa is an advanced software framework that makes it easy to bring the best performance to processing data by using relatively inexpensive highly parallel CPU and GPU hardware. Kappa works with your current programming languages and data sources. Kappa is ready to improve your TCO by implementing the production work loads of clusters of hundreds of servers on just a few servers.

## Extras for Kappa

As of version 1.2, these files are available in the Kappa installation in either the kappa-langauges RPM or DEB file or the Languages section of the Windows installer. Please use one of those installations for versions newer than version 1.2. The files on this page are no longer the most current.

### Extras for Kappa via SWIG

The following files allow wrapping the Kappa Library for use by the languages supported by SWIG. These were generated using SWIG version 1.3.40. Please refer to the SWIG documentation for further information on the mapping between languages and C++. Perl, Python, Lua, and Ruby have been tested as working properly and can at least be considered as beta status. There is a package KappaCUDA_1.2-1.tar.gz for R that compiles and loads and that passes the standard checks with 5 warnings. PHP appears to compile properly but has not been tested further. Octave, and TCL appear to compile and to load properly but have not had any functionality tested. Other languages (allegrocl, chicken, csharp, guile, java, mzscheme, ocaml, and pike) have generated wrappers but have not been even compiled and are probably at a pre-alpha level (there is a prealpha or alpha file in a language folder, as appropriate, to indicate status).

### Kappa Keywords

The Perl keyword for Kappa is available. The Python keyword is available and works reliably except if python is the main program (see the keyword/Python/TODO file for details).

## File listing

The keywordperl-1.2.0.tar.gz, keywordpython-1.2.0.tar.gz, and kappa_languages-1.2.0.tar.gz files include all of the remaining files listed below.

## Kappa Extras License terms

The KappaCUDA Kappa Extras files are licensed under the following MIT license:
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Trivial modifications of Kappa Extra derived works do not qualify as software applications for the Kappa Library Developer License.

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