[CentralOH] COhPy User's Group Meeting Topics

Brian Costlow brian.costlow at gmail.com
Sat Aug 15 19:07:26 CEST 2009


I'd love to see what you've done.

Would you be ready to present on the first meeting (7/28)?

How long do you think your presentation would run?

(Note: changed subject to try to move this back under the Meeting Topics Thread)



On Sat, Aug 15, 2009 at 7:53 AM, James - Atlantix <james at atlantixeng.com> wrote:
> Brian;
> I am responding to proposed topic of
> "NumPy, SciPy
> Especially love to hear from anyone using this to do Excel-business-type
> apps
> as opposed to a NumPy/SciPy Matlab-type app."
> I have developed several applications with Python employing the COM
> interface to Excel as an engineering application. The basic structure of the
> app is to parse electrical schematics via a COM/OLE type interface, then
> opens Excel and creates a very well defined Excel mutli-page worksheet that
> is a bill of material. This BOM is then used by purchasing agents to acquire
> electrical components for the PCB being built. There is some basic math
> involved in the process. I would be interested to present on this topic. I
> have also used Numpy/Scipy for various applications. The use of Python to
> effectively add additional seats of Matlab computing capability as companies
> need these type of computing resources is very applicable in present
> economic times. All the more reason why SciPy/NumPy is going to be a very
> valuable toolset to the engineering community.
> Thanks,
> James

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