[SciPy-user] Scipy + Vision = LabView ?

Matthieu Brucher matthieu.brucher@gmail....
Fri Nov 2 09:11:58 CDT 2007

> Enthought has a very promising deveolppement in this direction, that uses
> inspection of a Python script to build the diagram. IMHO it is much more
> powerful than vision because most of the work is done automaticaly. Look
> at Eric Jones' presentation at this year's Scipy to read a bit more about
> it.

Do you have a link to the slides perhaps ?

As a general note on the mailing list, there are a lot of impressive
> projects, but often they are centered on themselves, and do not provide a
> good interface and reusable components. Recently Prabhu and I have been
> working on Mayavi2 to make it more reusable, turning it into an engine
> and widget that can be decoupled from the UI. This kind of approach is
> very important to avoid duplication of effort. Concerning vision, there
> are at least 3 or 4 projects doing Visual programming for scientific
> Python purposes. It tears my heart to see that many different efforts not
> sharing code, but the reason is simply that each project is hard to
> reuse.

Exactly. This means a common way of describing the blocks/plugins, a common
library to interact wth the user -> traits ?, ...

An, yes, I agree that traits would do a perfect basis to build a reusable
> visual progamming model. Traits do need a better packaging and
> deployement, but that is a problem much easier to solve than build a new
> GUI dialog engine.
> My 2cents,
> Gael
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