What would you like to see in a book about Matplotlib?

Sandro Tosi matrixhasu at gmail.com
Sun Jan 11 11:14:30 CET 2009

Hello Thomas,
thanks for your reply.

On Jan 7, 5:11 pm, Thomas Guettler <h... at tbz-pariv.de> wrote:
> Sandro Tosi schrieb:
> > - what are you using matplotlib for?
> I use the API to create PNGs from data stored in postgres. Webframework: Django.

Nice, I plan to make some examples of web embedding of mpl, and one of
the frameworks is Django.

> > - what are the (basic) things that, when you were beginning to use
> > matplotlib, you wanted to see grouped up but couldn't find?
> The API is not good documented. It was very hard for me to understand
> what was going on the source.
> > - what would you like to see in a book about matplotlib?
> How to use the API.

Of course we will follow a gradual path, introducing simple apis and
then going deeper in the advanced features. So, if you mean API as
"pyplot.figure()" and so, they'll be covered :)


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