Scientific plotting calls for Python on Mac??

Louis M. Pecora pecora at anvil.nrl.navy.mil
Mon Sep 4 17:04:16 CEST 2000


In article <8ovtpb$40b$1 at netserv.univ-lille1.fr>, Calvelo Daniel
<dcalvelo at pharion.univ-lille2.fr> wrote:

> Alex Martelli <aleaxit at yahoo.com> wrote:
> : "Louis M. Pecora" <pecora at anvil.nrl.navy.mil> wrote in message
> : news:030920000959533029%pecora at anvil.nrl.navy.mil...
> :> There seem to be several packages out there for Python
> :> scientific/numeric plotting on the Mac, but it is not clear which are
> :> simplest to use -- my criteria.  Some seem to require several packages.
> :> Although I will pursue trying to sort this out, let me ask:
> :>
> :> Does anyone know of a simple, "standalone" Python plotting module?
> 
> : Isn't that what PIDDLE is for?  With the QuickDraw backend, it
> : would seem to be right for your purposes on a Mac.  "This backend
> : generates MacOS QuickDraw graphics within a window of the Mac
> : Python IDE", says the blurb (can't check -- I have no Mac!), and
> : it says that nothing extra besides MacPython is needed with Python
> : 1.5.2.
> 
> Or graphite which is built on top of piddle which is the low-level
> drawing stuff. graphite is the 'scientific plotting' package.
> 
> http://piddle.sourceforge.net
> http://graphite.sourceforge.net

Thanks.



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