[SciPy-User] Useful libraries beyond numpy and scipy?

Andrew Giessel andrew_giessel@hms.harvard....
Mon Jun 25 19:18:59 CDT 2012


I would vote for the Flask microframe work for web stuff (esp. over django-
much ligher weight).  flask + mongodb is a great combo.

Andrew

On Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 7:13 PM, Brandon Stafford
<brandon@rascalmicro.com>wrote:

> Sounds like matplotlib and the scikit stuff top the list.
>
> About the comparison to the Raspberry Pi: both are embedded Linux
> boards, but the idea of the Rascal is to be preconfigured for making
> Python-backed web interfaces for Arduino-style hardware. My
> understanding is that the Raspberry Pi is a general-purpose board
> broadly intended to be a cheap platform for learning programming.
>
> Thanks for all the suggestions. The scientific Python ecosystem
> repeatedly surprises me with how fast it improves.
>
> Further suggestions and/or requests can be sent to me off-list at my
> first name @ rascalmicro.com.
>
> Cheers,
> Brandon
>
> On Sun, Jun 24, 2012 at 11:42 PM, David Baddeley
> <david_baddeley@yahoo.com.au> wrote:
> > Sounds like an awesome platform!
> >
> > another emphatic vote for
> > matplotlib
> >
> > and in no particular order:
> > PIL
> > pyfftw
> > pytables
> > django (and possibly associated modules like django-south)
> > pyro (I use this for both control of remote devices, and as the basis of
> a
> > distributed analysis backend)
> > mysql
> > pyserial (not sure how relevant this is on your platform)
> >
> > (Some of these have a bit of a web app type slant, but figure that this
> > might be where you're looking to go anyway - I've got a neat temperature
> > monitoring app which produces temperature history graphs with a web
> > interface using numpy, scipy, matplotlib, django  and an SQL database on
> a
> > server.  This is linked via pyro to a second computer which runs some
> custom
> > driver code for an obscure ADC board that monitors the temperature
> sensors.
> > )
> >
> >
> > ________________________________
> > From: Ralf Gommers <ralf.gommers@googlemail.com>
> > To: SciPy Users List <scipy-user@scipy.org>
> > Sent: Sunday, 24 June 2012 11:38 PM
> > Subject: Re: [SciPy-User] Useful libraries beyond numpy and scipy?
> >
> >
> >
> > On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 3:40 AM, Brandon Stafford <
> brandon@rascalmicro.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I've been working on a small board for scientists (and artists) that
> > runs Python. The idea is to make something like an Arduino, but beefed
> > up to handle real web traffic. Some background on the board at
> > http://www.engadget.com/2012/06/13/rascal-micro-hands-on-video/ and
> > more at http://rascalmicro.com
> >
> >
> > Looks awesome, thanks for sharing.
> >
> >
> >
> > I'm shipping boards with scipy and numpy preinstalled, and I'm
> > wondering what other libraries complement those two well. I'm aware of
> > (and actually have a library of my own listed on) the list at
> > http://www.scipy.org/Topical_Software but it's hard to tell what's
> > both mature and widely used.
> >
> > What are the top 3 or 4 libraries you use, either for control during
> > experiments or for data analysis?
> >
> >
> > For data analysis scikit-image, statsmodels and scikit-learn would be
> high
> > on my list. Plus matplotlib, to not have to learn jQplot.
> >
> > Ralf
> >
> >
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