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Installing Python's matplotlib on a clean Ubuntu system

It took me a while to figure out how to get matplotlib installed on my brand new Xubuntu 15.04. I assume the steps should be pretty much the same for other Ubuntu systems. 93 more words


Data Scientist installs all her favorite things...

I cannot keep up with technology, but my previous post from 2013 was super useful when setting up my new environment. In case you find yourself at the same point, here is what worked for me on 10.10.5 Yosemite OSX. 690 more words


Properly Uninstalling Canopy Python Installation from Linux

Motivation for this blog post:

I had downloaded Canopy at the insistence of the instructors of MIT’s introductory course on computer science using Python. That said, I rarely ever used it. 448 more words


Aesthetics of Matplotlib graphs

The graph shown in my earlier postis not clear and it looks wrong. I have improved it to some extent using this code. Matplotlib… 320 more words


Pdf With Matplotlib

I thought everyone knew about but i was surprised this this little feature of matplotlib is not that known as widely as I assumed.

We all know we can save a plot from matplotlib to pdf but there other little feature hiding in the backends where we can write out a multiple page pdf… 275 more words


Tableau Colors in Matplotlib

I love the colors that Tableau uses in plotting. I was so happy I came across Randal Olson’s post titled “How to make beautiful data visualizations in Python with matplotlib.” You can read the entire… 62 more words


ggplot for python calling kivy matplotlib backend

Based on the grammar of graphics, ggplot is a library for plotting graphs in R. By doing some readings seems like ggplot is a very good choice to produce multi-layered graphs. 112 more words