[SciPy-user] About alternatives to Matlab

David Cournapeau david at ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Sat Nov 18 05:54:47 CST 2006

Gael Varoquaux wrote:
> You might be thinking of chaco, here, rather than traits/traitsUI. traits
> and traisUI are not meant for scientific visualisation, but for GUI
> designing (they do have a few plot widgets that call chaco, but they are
> not very powerful). Chaco is the enthought library for plotting. It looks
> great, but I must confess I haven't spent any time learn it.
> You can have an idea of the basics of traits and traitsUI by checking out
> http://code.enthought.com/traits .
What I meant was to have a good graphic library to have more complex 
plots than maplotlib, and to build GUI. I was aware of traits/chaco, but 
I was not sure about the status, nor if it was ready to be used by end 


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