Drawing a graph
kwmsmith at gmail.com
Mon Aug 13 18:35:49 CEST 2007
On 8/12/07, Ghirai <ghirai at ghirai.com> wrote:
> Hello list,
> I need to draw a graph, 2 axes, 2D, nothing fancy.
> One of the axes is time, the other one is a series of integers.
> I don't care much about the output format.
> Are there any specialized libraries for this, or should i use PIL?
Checkout matplotlib: http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/
Powerful (esp. with IPython), clean implementation, very nice output,
IMHO. It does depend on some other things; primarily numpy and some
sort of backend for displaying figures (usually can use a default
backend -- e.g. Tkinter). Otherwise you can plot directly to file.
May not be what you're looking for if you want something quick.
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