Day 12: Baby Names and Plotting

Raymond Yee

February 27, 2014 (

Goals Today

Overview of Plotting Options

Matplotlib (mpl) is fundamental: matplotlib: python plotting: Matplotlib 1.3.1 documentation. We're going to be using it throughout the course. I myself am not an expert in mpl -- so we're on a learning curve together.

Assignment for today is to have read Chapter 8 of PfDA and make sure you can run

There's a lot to mpl -- here's what I think are key things to learn:

Consider Two libraries that focus on making matplotlib plots prettier by default:

Other promising libraries:

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