[AstroPy] AstroPy Digest, Vol 81, Issue 12

Timothy Pickering te.pickering@gmail....
Fri Jun 21 08:00:39 CDT 2013


> Well, partly. What IPython doesn't provide is interactive selections on graphics and such, yet (at least entirely within the browser). For example, if I want to plot a spectrum and then select features to fit, or mark initial guesses for centers, etc, IPython doesn't do that. I do think that may be within reach in a year or two.

exactly.  which is where js comes in to handle the interactivity.  of course, it gets hairy in detail:

http://jakevdp.github.io/blog/2013/06/01/ipython-notebook-javascript-python-communication/

however, as he notes ipython 2.0 will change this up a bit while improving js support overall.

tim

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