[Kst] Real time plotting application
netterfield at astro.utoronto.ca
Thu Feb 2 21:56:42 UTC 2012
It would be very difficult to use kst in another application, and I
recommend against trying.
The model for kst is:
-app1 (that you supply) logs data to disk. Since it does not
require plotting, it can be very simple - ours is a command line app.
-kst monitors and plots the data real time as it is acquired.
(We also use a separate 'app3' which provides a gui front end to app1.)
This requires appendable file formats to work. We have successfully
used ASCII and dirfiles (http://getdata.sourceforge.net/) for this.
kst also has beta-quality python scripting which will allow a separate
python script to command kst, and send/receive data from kst. This
easily be adapted (with no changes to kst) to allow control of kst
from a separate C++ app.
On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 8:40 AM, Sonic <get.sonic at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 02/02/2012 05:48 PM, Vijeesh T wrote:
>> Dear All
>> I'm looking for a 2d plotting library so that I can include it in my
>> application. The application is not yet developed, and I came across kst
>> plot. I would like to know whether kst provides a library using which new
>> plots can be developed(sort of sdk).
> Have you considered Qwt?
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C. Barth Netterfield
University of Toronto
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