Will Python on day replace MATLAB?????????????????????????????????????????????????????

Jaap Spies j.spies at hccnet.nl
Fri Feb 1 14:46:11 CET 2008


Stef Mientki wrote:
> Blubaugh, David A. wrote:
>> To All,
>>
>>
>> I have been evaluating the python environment ever more closer.  I
>> believe I can interface python with a development environment known as
>> the ImpulseC environment.  The ImpulseC environment develops C to VHDL
>> for FPGA development.     I would especially love to interface Python
>> with ImpulseC and the graphing capabilities of GNU Plot and SciPy in
>> order to recreate a VHDL development environment that will be just as
>> capable as a $50,000 dollar Matlab to VHDL toolbox.  This is also a part
>> of my Masters thesis.  Is anyone willing to help in this endeavor????? 
>>   
> For all common math things SciPy can replace MatLab,
> with the main advantage that every library is open,
> so you're always be able to trace weird results (which was my great 
> frustation with MatLab).
> 
> If Scipy WILL replace MatLab is more a question of marketing than of 
> quality.

Have a look at Sage: http://www.sagemath.org/


Jaap



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