[IPython-dev] Interactive matplotlib figures in the IPython notebook

Fernando Perez fperez.net at gmail.com
Thu Apr 24 20:53:22 EDT 2014

Hi Phil,

On Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 6:57 AM, Phil Elson <pelson.pub at gmail.com> wrote:

> Cross posted to IPython-dev and mpl-dev.
> Over the Easter holidays I had a chance to take a look at implementing a
> new matplotlib backend which would allow interactive figures inline in the
> IPython notebook. It's something that has been on the radar for a couple of
> years now, with work needed from both projects to make the functionality
> possible, so I'm pleased to have been able to submit a PR (
> https://github.com/matplotlib/matplotlib/pull/3008) to matplotlib which
> finally adds the nbagg backend - the final piece of the jigsaw.

this is great news, thanks for posting this! Most/all of us will be at
SciPy and staying for the sprints, so if there's remaining design work that
this uncovers that's needed for future improvements, please make note of it
and we can discuss it face to face.


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