Interactive data handlingΒΆ

The most powerful feature of irfpy is a freedome for users to read, process, and plot the data interactively using a modern computer language, python.

In the following section, we will start using ipython for interactive programming.

First of all, to launch ipython, you just type it.

% ipython
Python 3.5.1 |Anaconda custom (x86_64)| (default, Dec  7 2015, 11:24:55)
Type "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.

IPython 4.1.2 -- An enhanced Interactive Python.
?         -> Introduction and overview of IPython's features.
%quickref -> Quick reference.
help      -> Python's own help system.
object?   -> Details about 'object', use 'object??' for extra details.

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In ipython, you can type command after the prompt. You can re-use the command by Up- or Down-arrows.