[IPython-dev] good news bad news

Evan Patterson epatters@enthought....
Fri Aug 27 09:17:06 CDT 2010


On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 12:46 AM, Brian Granger <ellisonbg@gmail.com> wrote:
> I have been playing more with the Qt Frontend that has GUi support.
> So far all of the testing I have done recently is with the Qt
> eventloop enabled in the kernel.
>
> Good news:
>
> * also all of the matplotlib examples that I have tried are working.
> I would say we are over 90% working with mpl examples.
> * I have started to try out tvtk/mayavi examples and most of them fail
> miserably, either freezing or crashing the kernel entirely.
>
> I think an in between thing to try is trait based apps.  Evan, do you
> have some good examples of trait apps we can try in the kernel?  Like
> we had to modify matplotlib, I expect we will have to patch traits and
> Mayavi as well.  Tomorrow I am going to start shifting gears to
> working on the zmq stuff so we can heartbeat the kernel.

One Traits application to try is the RST editor, which is included in
ETS. It's more than a toy application, but still much lighter than
Mayavi.

The RST editor is in AppTools; the entry point is enthought.rst.app.

Evan

>
> Cheers,
>
> Brian
>
> --
> Brian E. Granger, Ph.D.
> Assistant Professor of Physics
> Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
> bgranger@calpoly.edu
> ellisonbg@gmail.com
>


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