Need advice/suggestion for small project

Scott David Daniels Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org
Tue Oct 28 17:17:24 CET 2008


AEB wrote:
> Hello, my supervisor has requested that I write a program to display
> 2D waves in 3D using Python.  Basically I have a time series file that
> has the heights of the wave over time steps, and I want to extrude
> these waves lengthwise so that they appear in a 3D manor.  I am not
> very familiar with Python development, could someone point me in a
> good direction, and maybe comment if this is a little to ambitious for
> a first time python user?
> 
> I do have moderate programming experience in other languages (java, c/c
> ++, vb.net).
You might want to take a look at VPython.  It is probably the easiest
way to get to 3-D in Python.



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