[SciPy-User] getting started with arrays and matplotlib

Chris Withers chris@simplistix.co...
Fri Aug 12 00:38:15 CDT 2011


On 09/08/2011 21:46, Dav Clark wrote:
> Well, this is probably more basic than you want, but O'Reilly's "Data Analysis with Open Source Tools" is certainly a nice low-level intro for a beginner:
>
> http://oreilly.com/catalog/9780596802363
>
> It's available on Safari Bookshelf, and also talks about using matplotlib (and R and GSL and ...). I'm unaware of any nice Chaco "narratives."

Thanks to you and everyone else for the great suggestions :-)

>> Now, first question: what's the best way to build this array given that
>> I may only see the arrival of a new venue a fair way through building
>> the data structure? How can I efficiently say "please add a new row to
>> my array", I don't know what the 4th dimension equivalent is ;-)
>
> You might consider doing what matlab does under the hood and just double the array when you run out of space.

What's the best way to do this?

cheers,

Chris

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