[SciPy-User] Mayavi for physics simulations

Gael Varoquaux gael.varoquaux@normalesup....
Sat Dec 12 10:05:20 CST 2009


On Sun, Dec 13, 2009 at 12:27:16AM +1100, Gary Ruben wrote:
> You should be able to do this with Mayavi's visual compatibility module. 
> See this example 
> <http://code.enthought.com/projects/mayavi/docs/development/html/mayavi/auto/example_mlab_visual.html#example-mlab-visual>
> but it sounds like you'd be better off using the visual module directly 
> http://vpython.org

If the only thing that you want to do are moving objects, Mayavi will
indeed give an overhead compared to vpython. However, if you want to mix
scientific data visualization and these moving objects, then it is much
easier in Mayavi.

Gaël


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