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Visualization with Python

  1. Dec 15, 2005 #1
    This guy has made a nice series of demonstrative applets with Java. I was wondering what I'd need with Python to do the same thing.
    Last edited: Dec 15, 2005
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  3. Dec 15, 2005 #2


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    Falstad's visualizations are great.

    I have been interested in using VPython to create visualizations along those lines.... but I don't have a lot of free time right now.

    Try http://www.vpython.org (which has Visual, a 3D OpenGL visualization module, and the Numeric module). Look at the contributed programs for a sense of what can be done.

    For 2D graphics, you might try the Python Imaging Library

    These may also be helpful
    Numerical Python http://sourceforge.net/projects/numpy
    Boost.Python http://www.boost.org/libs/python/doc/
    PyOpenGL http://pyopengl.sourceforge.net/
  4. Dec 15, 2005 #3


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    VPython looks really good! I've only started experimenting with it but it has some impressive capabilities and seems easy to use.
  5. Dec 16, 2005 #4
    I'll definitely check it out. Thanks for all the links.
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