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February 28th, 2017, 05:37 PM   #1
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Looking for extended precision programming software

I've been using a compiled BASIC-like programming language to do some number crunching projects, and have been very happy with it. But occasionally there's a problem that requires more than standard double precision math. Can anyone suggest a programming language that can do higher precision than standard double precision, and that is fast (must be compiled)?
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February 28th, 2017, 11:45 PM   #2
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Have you checked what's available for C or C++?
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I don't think any of the major languages (C++, Java, Python, Ruby, etc) don't have a solid implementations of arbitrary precision integers. Since you want a compiled language I would have to recommend C++.
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Thanks for the suggestions.

I should clarify. I need extended precision floating point, not integers.

Although I'm not keen on learning C++, I'll have a look at it. I've avoided learning C and its variants because I've never seen any decent IDE for writing and testing C code.
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