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Re: What would you like to see in a book about Matplotlib?

On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 16:33, Brett Viren <bv@bnl.gov> wrote:
> Sandro Tosi <morph@debian.org> writes:
>> While preparing the arguments list, I'd like to hear even your
>> opinion, because different points-of-view will lead to a better
>> product.
>> Some basic question I'd like to ask are:
> I've just started using it this past week so I can't give you much
> useful input.  So far, I've only used is through the pyplot module so
> my few comments are on that part.

Well, your the exact target the book wants to reach: experienced
Python developers that want to explore mpl.

>> - what would you like to see in a book about matplotlib?
> Lots of examples.  What I found it useful with matplotlib.sf.net's
> pyplot tutorial is I can scan it for a plot that looks close to what I
> want and then see the code I need to use.  Having a full "index" that
> maps a plot features to the required code would be useful way to
> present things.

Ah of course: the plan I have in mind is to give a lot of example, and
the "decorate" them adding feature or so.

>> :) And wish me good luck!
> Good luck!


Sandro Tosi (aka morph, morpheus, matrixhasu)
My website: http://matrixhasu.altervista.org/
Me at Debian: http://wiki.debian.org/SandroTosi

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