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Simple AnimΒΆ

A simple example of an animated plot

import numpy as np
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
import matplotlib.animation as animation

fig, ax = plt.subplots()

x = np.arange(0, 2*np.pi, 0.01)
line, = ax.plot(x, np.sin(x))

def animate(i):
    line.set_ydata(np.sin(x + i / 100))  # update the data
    return line,

# Init only required for blitting to give a clean slate.
def init():
    line.set_ydata(, mask=True))
    return line,

ani = animation.FuncAnimation(
    fig, animate, init_func=init, interval=2, blit=True)

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