Category Archives: Visualization

What to Use for User-Interfaces

This week on the mailing list, there was a neat thread about what to use for writing user-interfaces in Python. Here was a list of recommended graphical user-interface packages: Qt: pyQt or pySide. PyGTK wxPython Glade + PyGTK Chris Barker … Continue reading

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Unidata Python Workshop

Unidata is offering a two-day workshop “Using Unidata Technologies with Python”, October 21-22, 2014, at UCAR’s Foothills Lab 4, Room #1201, in Boulder, CO. Information is available at:

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The Future of Visualization in Python

Jake Vanderplas has a neat post (written last year) on the future of visualization in Python and where Matplotlib fits into it:

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Python for Geosciences

Nikolay Koldunov has a neat introduction to the use of Python in the geosciences as a set of nbviewer files (h/t from the author). In particular I appreciated the examples of how to use pandas, Iris, Cartopy, etc. for AOS … Continue reading

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The passing of matplotlib’s John Hunter

Just wanted to let folks know that John Hunter, primary author of matplotlib, passed away August 28th. A fund has been set up by NumFOCUS to help provide for his children’s education. More information about him and the fund are … Continue reading

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Embedding AOS Maps on a Web Page

This is the first in a series of short posts about the talks given at the Second Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python, held at the 92nd AMS Annual Meeting, from January 23–24, 2012, in New Orleans, … Continue reading

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A First Report from the UCAR SEA Conference

I’ve been at the UCAR/NCAR Software Engineering Conference in Boulder, CO since Tuesday; there have been a bunch of really neat talks, particularly about Agile programming. Once the talks are all posted online, I’ll talk more about some specific talks … Continue reading

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