Thank you to everyone who has used
prettyplotlib and made it what it is today! Unfortunately, I no longer have the bandwidth to maintain prettyplotlib. I recommend using
seaborn, to get the
prettyplotlib style, do:
import seaborn as sns sns.set(style='ticks', palette='Set2')
And to remove “chartjunk”, do:
If you have discrete pull requests, I will accept them, but I personally will no longer fix bugs.
If you are a biological scientist looking for ways to analyze your big-ish (20+ samples) data, check out my main project,
I truly believe that scientific progress is impeded when improper data visualizations are used. I spent a lot of time tweaking my figures to make them more understandable, and realized the scientific world could be a better place if the default parameters for plotting libraries followed recent advances in information design research. And thus
prettyplotlib was born.
matplotlib. Can be installed via
pip install matplotlibor
brewer2mpl. Can be installed via
pip install brewer2mplor
“Dis ain’t no uglyplotlib” – Anonymous