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old_animation example code: simple_anim_gtk.pyΒΆ

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"""
A simple example of an animated plot using a gtk backend
"""
from __future__ import print_function
import time
import numpy as np
import matplotlib
matplotlib.use('GTKAgg') # do this before importing pylab

import matplotlib.pyplot as plt

fig, ax = plt.subplots()

def animate():
    tstart = time.time()                 # for profiling
    x = np.arange(0, 2*np.pi, 0.01)        # x-array
    line, = ax.plot(x, np.sin(x))

    for i in np.arange(1,200):
        line.set_ydata(np.sin(x+i/10.0))  # update the data
        fig.canvas.draw()                         # redraw the canvas
    print('FPS:' , 200/(time.time()-tstart))
    raise SystemExit

import gobject
print('adding idle')
gobject.idle_add(animate)
print('showing')
plt.show()

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