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Vernacular Figure Description

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VFD (Vernacular Figure Description) is a JSON-based description system for plots. It aims to describe what needs to be plotted, while how it is done is decided when the files are opened. This allows to generate a set of files describing the plots, which can latter be batch-processed to produce a consistent set of figures.

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  • Describe and plot:
    • Scatter plots
    • Error bars
    • Color maps (from arrays of 2D data)
    • Multiple plots in one file
  • CLI and python package to plot the files with matplotlib.
  • API mimicking matplotlib’s to generate files without changing your code.
  • While version<1.0.0, minor releases will mean API compatibility is broken.


0.2.0 (2018-06-08)

  • Added multiplot support.
  • Added colorplot support.
  • Added builder module.
  • Many minor improvements and fixes.

0.1.0 (2018-04-08)

  • First release on PyPI.

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