ODE, GUI, plotter in Python

Rob Clewley rob.clewley at gmail.com
Wed Jun 17 13:01:15 EDT 2009

There was just an announcement on this list and the scipy list for
PyLab_Works, which sounds exactly like what you're looking for. I
would not recommend starting over with a new simulator at this point.

On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 12:00 PM, Ala<shaibani at ymail.com> wrote:
> Hello everyone.
> I am starting on implementing a simulator using python, and since it's
> the first time I code in python would appreciate a few pointers:
> The simulator will use a coupled ODE for the most part of the
> simulation, I plan to use scipy. (Anything considered faster/better
> than scipy for solving coupled ODEs? )
> I plan for a GUI program with network graph plotting. I am leaning
> towards using Qt for the GUI (internet forums seem to recommend it,
> anyone got other preferences? )
> Since the GUI application will contain few buttons and a plot, I am
> planning to implement matplotlib into the GUI. But does anyone know if
> matplotlib allows for interaction with the graph plot? (say for a
> network simulation, allowing to right click on nodes and disable them
> for instance, or alter some other properties of nodes and/or links
> across them).
> I am just starting out, hence I'd rather get some advice and experiment
> a bit for my self as I go along.
> Thank you.

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