I am pleased to announce release 2019.2 of SfePy.
SfePy (simple finite elements in Python) is a software for solving systems of
coupled partial differential equations by the finite element method or by the
isogeometric analysis (limited support). It is distributed under the new BSD
Home page: http://sfepy.org
Mailing list: https://mail.python.org/mm3/mailman3/lists/sfepy.python.org/
Git (source) repository, issue tracker: https://github.com/sfepy/sfepy
Highlights of this release
- improved support for time-dependent homogenization problems,
- Python 3.7 compatibility
For full release notes see .
Contributors to this release in alphabetical order:
We are pleased to announce Mayavi-4.7.0. Mayavi is a general purpose,
cross-platform Python package for 2-D and 3-D scientific data visualization.
Mayavi integrates seamlessly with NumPy and provides a convenient Pythonic
wrapper for VTK (http://www.vtk.org). It provides a stand-alone UI to help
visualize your data. Mayavi is easy to extend and embed in your own dialogs
For more information see here:
The biggest new feature is that we have fully functional jupyter notebook
support with a new backend (which is now the default) and is discussed here:
This does not require WebGL.
- New Jupyter notebook 'ipy' backend which is now the default and requires
that VTK's offscreen support work correctly. This backend requires
ipywidgets and ipyevents. It allows complete interactivity and behaves
almost exactly like a normal UI backend but inside a notebook. Note that
this will still require an xserver or windowing toolkit unless VTK is
compiled to be able to work without those.
- Detect the EGL/OSMesa support and use it for offscreen rendering if possible.
- Fix several bugs.
- Improve testing on travis.
For more details see
19 pull requests were merged.
Thanks to the following who contributed to this release (in alphabetical
order): Eric Larson, Poruri Sai Rahul, Prabhu Ramachandran, Stefan Sandfeld,
Thanks to Enthought for funding the work that led to the significantly
improved Jupyter notebook support.