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A primer for prime numbers

Project description

Brute force functions for teaching purposes. Not performant.

To use as a package:

>>> import primer
>>> primer.primes(10)
[2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23, 29]
>>> primer.prime(10)
29
>>> primer.primorial(10)
6469693230
>>> primer.sieve(40)
[2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23, 29, 31, 37]
>>>

To use as a script:

$ python -m primer [-h] [-t] [N]

Display the first N primes.

positional arguments:
N Number of primes to generate (default: 100)
optional arguments:
-h, --help show this help message and exit
-t Display elapsed time (default: False)

Version 1.4.4 2015-04-09

  • Factor out generator function. (cbc)

Version 1.4.3 2015-04-02

  • Refactor functions into module. (cbc)
  • Refactor main namespace in tests. (cbc)
  • Added VERSION.txt. (cbc)
  • Added download_url to setup. (cbc)

Version 1.4.2 2015-04-01

  • Make installed tests runnable as script. (cbc)

Version 1.4.1 2015-04-01

  • Make reduce readable. HAFD. (cbc)

Version 1.4 2015-03-26

  • Single version for Python 2/3. (cbc)

Version 1.3 2015-03-25

  • Add sieve function. (cbc)
  • Rename test methods. (cbc)

Version 1.2.1 2015-03-25

  • Update README. (cbc)

Version 1.2 2015-03-25

  • Mark prime generator function private. (cbc)
  • Update docstrings. (cbc)
  • Fix test module name. (cbc)
  • Rename test data. (cbc)

Version 1.1.1 2015-03-25

  • Update README. (cbc)

Version 1.1 2015-03-25

  • Add primorial function. (cbc)

Version 1.0.2 2015-03-25

  • Fix keywords. (cbc)

Version 1.0.1 2015-03-25

  • Release testing. (cbc)

Version 1.0 2015-03-23

  • Initial release. (cbc)

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