DISLIN or gnuplot.py

Fernando Perez fperez528 at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 11 18:36:22 CEST 2004


Richard wrote:

> On Mon, 11 Oct 2004 08:12:16 -0500, John Hunter wrote:
> 
>>>>>>> "Richard" == Richard  <none at pacbell.net> writes:
>> 
>>     Richard> I am going to need to plot some data and formula results
>>     Richard> from Python.
>> 
>> I suggest looking at matplotlib.  Although it is not as mature as
>> DISLIN and gnuplot, it is progressing rapidly and supports most 2D
>> plotting needs, with the remaining gaps closing quickly (see
>> http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/screenshots.html for a quick
>> snapshot of capabilities).
>> 
>> 
>> http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net
>> 
>> 
>> JDH
> 
> Thank you for the reply.
> 
> It looks like matplotlib will handle my immediate plotting from
> Python needs.
> 
> The 'goals' page on the matplotlib web site state
> that there has been some 'proof-of-concept' work completed on
> 3-d visualization.  Any estimate on when there might be some
> 3-d plotting support?

See http://mayavi.sourceforge.net

In my view, matplotlib for 2d and mayavi for 3d plotting and complex data
visualization problems, make a very powerful combination for scientific
computing work.

Best,

f




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