[Numpy-discussion] Bug or feature?

Stéfan van der Walt stefan@sun.ac...
Tue Aug 23 16:47:03 CDT 2011


On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 1:13 PM, Fernando Perez <fperez.net@gmail.com> wrote:
> Off the top of my head, here are a few ideas for enterprising souls to make a very useful contribution with a howto on each of these topics:
>
> - dtype/structured arrays and record arrays
> - fancy indexing, broadcasting, lib.index_tricks (if Anne could find the time to write this one, we'd be eternally grateful)
> - ctypes and cython for C interfacing and optimization
> - missing data/masked arrays (including the new goodies).

Some of these are included in numpy:

import numpy.doc as doc

doc.structured_arrays
doc.indexing
doc.performance <-- currently empty

and IIRC they are elso edited via the docs editor.

> These could be written by a small team, perhaps pairing an experienced numpy contributor with a new member who can provide the balance of perspective of a newcomer (very important in tutorial documentation) and simultaneously gain in-depth experience with important topics.

I agree fully.

Cheers
Stéfan


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