[SciPy-user] About alternatives to Matlab

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Mon Nov 20 01:00:07 CST 2006


Sourish Basu wrote:
>> Peter Wang wrote
>>   
>>> We are using chaco for a lot of internal projects and it  
>>> works quite well.  What sorts of plots and visualizations were you  
>>> hoping to put together?
>>>     
>  From looking at the results in Google, it seemes to me that Chaco is 
> integrated with Enthought, which is exclusively for windows.

Good heavens, no. We make binaries for Windows, but it works on Linux just fine.
In fact we even make some binaries for Linux, too.

  http://code.enthought.com/ets/
  http://code.enthought.com/chaco/

Note that the "enthought" package (the "Enthought Tool Suite") is different from
"Python, Enthought Edition" which is just a collection of packages.

OS X, on the other hand, has a snag or two.

-- 
Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
 that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
 an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco


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