[Beowulf] Teaching Scientific Computation (looking fo the perfect text)

Peter St. John peter.st.john at gmail.com
Fri Nov 23 08:53:09 PST 2007

I thought that modern Python had dropped the "forced indentation"
thing? I thought that whitespace dictating control-flow was Evil and I
refused to touch Python, but I know alot of sys types like it and I
heard they relented on that point.

On Nov 22, 2007 4:07 AM,  <tegner at nada.kth.se> wrote:
> > All,
> >
> > Regarding the Matlab vs Octave debate, has anyone looked at Scilab? It
> > has signal processing toolkits, ode solvers and a few other add-ons
> > that might be of interest. Also does decent graphics & animations.
> >
> There is also python with matplotlib
> http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/
> if used in combination with ipython (enhanced interactive Python shell)
> one has a very capable "matlab-replacement".
> However, it requires a small investment in terms of learning python (which
> is easy), and the ability to accept the enforced indentation policy (which
> might be harder for some...).
> Regards,
> /jon
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