MathLink is a suite of Mathematica functions that implement a protocol for the communication/interfacing of Mathematica with external programs.

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Transferring a large amount of data in parallel calculations

This question is inspired by one of @whuber's answers Consider the following code: ...
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Minimal effort method for integrating C++ functions into Mathematica

As of Mathematica 8, what is the minimal effort way to integrate an existing C++ function into Mathematica? I think we have these: MathLink (it was quite long ago I used it last time) communication ...
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How to use Mathematica functions in Python programs?

I'd like to know how can I call Mathematica functions from Python. I appreciate a example, for example, using the Mathematica function Prime. I had search about MathLink but how to use it in Python ...
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Efficiently determining if 3D points are within a surface composed of polygons

This is the 2nd part of a previous question which I edited to make into 2 separate questions: Extracting polygons from 3D contour plot surface As an extension of my earlier question involving simple ...
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Calling IronPython code from Mathematica

I'd like to call some IronPython code from Mathematica using .NET/Link. The problem is that the code lives in .py files, yet from Mathematica I can only load .NET assemblies which are DLLs. So it ...
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MathKernel doesn't return all Messages

In Mathematica I run this command: Plot[Sin[x], {x, 1, 15}, GridLines -> error] It generates a Plot with this error message: A GridLines specification ...
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Passing back “NaN`” and “Inf`” to C via MathLink

In the "usual" double representation of floating point numbers in C there is a NaN and an ...
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How to run mathlink external commands in parallel?

I have an external function called increment (for the sake of illustration) that I call from Mathematica using MathLink. I.e., ...
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Connecting to and disconnecting from a continuously running kernel, on demand

I realized that there are lots of advantages to driving C/C++/FORTRAN code directly from Mathematica as LibraryLink functions (instead of running them from the command line or a shell script, as I ...
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Using Mathlink with the cernlib FORTRAN package MINUIT

I could successfully use Mathlink to call a simple fortran subroutine. However, when I went to a realistic problem, I failed. To be specific, I want to fit a set of data with some function using the ...
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Example program for calling Mathematica from C

I want to call Mathematica from a C program. Suppose I have two numbers x =2 and y=3. I want to define the x, y in a C program and call Mathematica and I want Mathematica to do the sum and return me ...
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Multiplayer game in Mathematica: how to communicate between kernels?

This may have been asked already, but I am considering making a game in Mathematica that two people can play. However, the issue with my idea is that the other player can't view the cards of the first ...
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Is it possible to set a timeout for LinkWrite[]?

This came up in relation to this answer Is it possible to set a timeout for LinkWrite? LinkWrite seems to block until the sent ...
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using MathLink for communication with external program from my C program without Mathematica

I have a compiled program with MathLink. I want to use it from other C program, without Mathematica being involved at all. If i create my program with MathLink and connect to this external program, ...
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Suppress Mathematica Kernel taskbar tab when using .NETLink

Is there a possibility to suppress the Mathematica Kernel taskbar tab when accessing it through .NETLink on Windows?
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Calling Mathematica from Visual Studio - example

I am trying to set up a connection between Visual Studio 10 and Mathematica 8.0 on a Windows system. I found several sources of information on the Wolfram website, but I get entirely lost. Most of the ...
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Correct way to handle mysterious NaN` result from MathLink function

I have a Mathematica expression that is mapped onto an external C function via MathLink. The external function passes a ...
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Using LinkSnooper for monitoring the communication with an installable MathLink program

How can I monitor the communication between an installable MathLink program and the kernel? Can LinkSnooper do this?
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Type conversion: LibraryLink mint vs. MathLink integer type

Assume the following situation: I have a WolframLibrary function which gets as parameter an integer tensor (which is for simplicity of rank 1) and the function should return an integer list through ...
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What is the complete list of valid FrontEnd Packet types?

In response to my question How can I get the unchanged Box form of an arbitrary expression? John Fultz answered with a method using the hilariously named ...
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Write C/C++ programs calling Mathematica functions

I need to write a C/C++ program and call some functions in Mathematica especially those like Solve or NDSolve. The problem is ...
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MathLink linking error after OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) upgrade

After macosx 10.9 mavericks upgrade i have a compilation problem, you can see below. Even the examples given in ...
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Installing LinkSnooper on Windows

I tried to install LinkSnooper on my Windows 7 computer, as described in the documentation and here. According to the answer of @Todd Gayley, I entered the following string in the field MLOpen: ...
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Cannot call custom function loaded from script using C/C++ MathLink

I am using MathLink with C/C++ on a Unix system in order to call a Mathematica (version 9) function and get the result. The function I need to call is a personal function of mine ...
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MathLink and CDF

So far I have read that some things are not supported in CDFs. Istvan-zachar mentioned very useful things in his post. Unfortunately he mentioned that MathLink operations, including J/Link and ...
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LinkSnooper troubles on Windows

I'm trying to get LinkSnooper up and working on a Windows 7 machine to monitor the interaction between the Mathematica front end and MathLink. I'm facing great troubles following the instructions ...
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Using “Raw MathLink Connections” to create a “Kernel Object”

Mathematica 8.0.0: I am stuck trying to get a Mathematica Mathlink connection from my Windows computer working that should connects to Linux over network (or vice versa) and then launches a Kernel on ...
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MathLink Graphical Output (Plots) to File

In a custom Mathematica frontend based on MathLink I try to make use of plots produced in Notebooks. The idea is to write them to files whenever they get produced. According to C-code snippets I ...
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Returning multiple results from a LibraryLink function

What is the best way to return multiple inhomogeneous results from a LibraryLink function? Imagine that the result of a single computation is several tensors of different dimensions and several ...
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WSTP broken by upgrade to 10.0.1?

Ubuntu 12.04, Mathematica 10.0.1. Everything was working fine with WSTP (the successor to MathLink) in 10.0.0. But I upgraded to 10.0.1 today and now I can't compile either my programs (I've changed ...
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How do you get high resolution plots in applications using the Mathematica MathService?

This is for Mac users only using MathService (MathService it seems, given that it was created back in 2004, is a power pc code and requires Rosetta to run on Intel). If I type a plot command in ...
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MathLink compile errors

Don't you just love it when your computer is working fine, you work with some good examples, everything is wonderful and your relationship with your computer is the best? I do. But what happens when ...
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Generating Mathlink executables by CCompilerDriver

I'm trying to generate a MathLink executable by CreateExecutable from CCompilerDriver ...