[SciPy-User] Scipy stack: standard packages (poll)

Thøger Rivera-Thorsen trive@astro.su...
Wed Oct 3 15:41:21 CDT 2012

Just a thought, although late in the process;

Is there in the default stack any toolkit to help create simple 
interactive GUIs, like e.g. Traits(ui)? Nothing overly complicated, but 
simple dialogues etc. would be great for creating simple apps for e.g. 
teaching. I know IDL has it and it is used quite frequently (yes, I'm an 


On 10/03/2012 06:52 PM, josef.pktd@gmail.com wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 12:06 PM, Thomas Kluyver <takowl@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Following on from recent discussion here and on the numfocus list, I'm
>> trying to work out the set of packages that should make up a
>> standardised 'scipy stack'. We've determined that Python, numpy,
>> scipy, matplotlib and IPython are to be included. Then there's a list
>> that have got a 'maybe': pandas, statsmodels, sympy, scikits-learn,
>> scikits-image, PyTables, h5py, NetworkX, nose, basemap & netCDF4.
>> My aim is to have a general set of packages that you can do useful
>> work with, and will stand up to the competition (particularly Matlab &
>> R), but without gaining too many subject-specific packages. But I
>> don't know what's generally useful and what's subject specific.
>> Vote at: http://www.doodle.com/ma6rnpnbfc6wivu9
>> It's set up so you can vote for or against a package, or abstain if
>> you're not sure - I've abstained on most of them myself.
> Why is the default no, instead of abstain (Yes)?
> I had to go back to fix where I didn't vote.
> Josef
>> Thanks,
>> Thomas
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