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Commented on Putting Perl Back on Top in the Fields of Scientific and Financial Computing
I've never used Perl so I can't comment on Perl vs. Python, but you missed two critical libraries/tools that Python also brings to scientific computing: pandas (http://pandas.pydata.org/): offers efficient R-like DataFrames with tons of built-in capability IPython Notebook (http://ipython.org/ipython-doc/dev/interactive/htmlnotebook.html): provides...
taiwai commented on
Putting Perl Back on Top in the Fields of Scientific and Financial Computing
I am not sure what (3) exactly mean. For (1) and (2), Perl can also be done with just few lines. For example, with Chart::Gnuplot, it would be like:
my $chart = Chart::Gnuplot->new( output => "test.png", xlabel => "x-axis", # annotation text xrange => [0, 10], # axis range );
# About data point array 1
my $dataSet1 = Chart::Gnuplot::DataSet->new(
points => \@data1,
color => "blue", # line color chosen
# About data point array 2
my $dataSet2 = Chart::Gnuplot::DataSet->new(
points => \@data…
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