[SciPy-user] Why is SciPy better than Matlab or IDL? ;)
Tue Jul 7 12:22:35 CDT 2009
On 7-Jul-09, at 12:39 PM, Bruce Southey wrote:
> As an example, you can very easily 'bolt on' web stuff to an
> existing peice of Python code to create an almost instant web
> application. (I have mixed linear algebra with html processing
> including parsing cgi and creating html tags and images to provide a
> couple of web apps.) So suddenly instead of saying I can do solve
> this problem (and perhaps here is the code), you can just say 'go to
> this web site and do it'. Plus, I can easily fix bugs and add new
> code without the user doing anything.
Indeed, I've done this too. Getting matplotlib to render PNGs for
TurboGears/Django/your-favourite-web-framework is dead simple, too so
you can provide really quite fancy visualization in your web-based
interface without having to do anything extra.
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