Dynamically Generating a Graph in Python
HansWL at msn.com
Sun Oct 3 13:04:59 CEST 2004
John Hunter <jdhunter at ace.bsd.uchicago.edu> wrote
> gdmodule is really more of a low level drawing program than a graphing
> module. Of course you can draw graphs with it, as you can with any
> drawing program, but it's a lot easier to make scientific graphs (the
> OP's interest) with a program designed for that purpose. matplotlib
> has a gdmodule backend.
I tried matplotlib 0.63 with Python 2.3.4 on an old Win98 machine (500
MHz, 128 MB RAM) and found that I had to wait for at least 35 seconds
before even the simplest demo plot appeared. Is this expected?
The plots looked great, I just hope they appeared faster.
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