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pylab_examples example code: data_helper.pyΒΆ

(Source code)

#!/usr/bin/env python
# Some functions to load a return data for the plot demos

from numpy import fromstring, argsort, take, array, resize
import matplotlib.cbook as cbook

def get_two_stock_data():
    load stock time and price data for two stocks The return values
    (d1,p1,d2,p2) are the trade time (in days) and prices for stocks 1
    and 2 (intc and aapl)
    ticker1, ticker2 = 'INTC', 'AAPL'

    file1 = cbook.get_sample_data('INTC.dat.gz')
    file2 = cbook.get_sample_data('AAPL.dat.gz')
    M1 = fromstring(, '<d')

    M1 = resize(M1, (M1.shape[0]/2, 2))

    M2 = fromstring(, '<d')
    M2 = resize(M2, (M2.shape[0]/2, 2))

    d1, p1 = M1[:, 0], M1[:, 1]
    d2, p2 = M2[:, 0], M2[:, 1]
    return (d1, p1, d2, p2)

def get_daily_data():
    return stock1 and stock2 instances, each of which have attributes

      open, high, low, close, volume

    as numeric arrays

    class C:

    def get_ticker(ticker):
        vals = []

        datafile = cbook.get_sample_data('%s.csv' % ticker, asfileobj=False)

        lines = open(datafile).readlines()
        for line in lines[1:]:
            vals.append([float(val) for val in line.split(',')[1:]])

        M = array(vals)
        c = C() = M[:, 0]
        c.high = M[:, 1]
        c.low = M[:, 2]
        c.close = M[:, 3]
        c.volume = M[:, 4]
        return c
    c1 = get_ticker('intc')
    c2 = get_ticker('msft')
    return c1, c2

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