[SciPy-user] About alternatives to Matlab
prabhu at aero.iitb.ac.in
Sat Nov 18 11:39:31 CET 2006
>>>>> "Brian" == Brian Blais <bblais at bryant.edu> writes:
Brian> 3) 3D plotting requires yet-another library. luckily I
Brian> haven't had to use this much, but I hope that someday that
Brian> it will be part of matplotlib.
I'd rather not say anything about this since I have strong opinions
about the subject.
Brian> 4) GUI development is a bit easier in Matlab for small
Brian> projects, and harder for larger ones. I like using wax in
Brian> python, which wraps wxPython. Others swear by Dabo, but I
Brian> always get two windows popping up when I run even the hello
Brian> world daboui program. At any rate, wxPython looks much
Brian> better on Windows than the same interface in Matlab, and it
Brian> is more robust across operating systems.
You should try and take a look at enthought.traits. It makes creating
UIs a lot easier than anything else I've seen.
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