Convert dbf to numpy array

Discussion created by Dolichonyx on Dec 15, 2011
Latest reply on Dec 16, 2011 by csny490
I need to use Python to convert a data table in .dbf format generated by ArcGIS 10 to a Numpy array.

Is there a simple way to do this?  Forgive me if this is a naive question, but I was unable to find anything on the help pages.