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Live chart Matplotlib with GUI libraries Tkinter PyQt

(Last Updated On: May 25, 2017)

Live chart Matplotlib with GUI libraries Tkinter PyQt

A couple of things.  I would revist after 1.5 years

See below for my opinion on these Python GUI libraries

Potential commercial options with Plotly

https://plot.ly/python/candlestick-charts/

Live MatplotLib

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/11874767/real-time-plotting-in-while-loop-with-matplotlib

https://pythonprogramming.net/plotting-live-bitcoin-price-data-tkinter-matplotlib/

Setdex puts out the best videos for this

More general GUI

 

Decent charting Python tool with ptQt (read Youtube video comments)

http://zetcode.com/gui/pyqt4/

ttp://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLQVvvaa0QuDcR-u9O8LyLR7URiKuW-XZq

PyQt4 vs 5 sounds still pretty complicated since my experience. Also licensing is too restricted.

http://pyqt.sourceforge.net/Docs/PyQt5/pyqt4_differences.html

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/37048313/pyqt5-or-pyqt4-should-i-do-the-upgrade

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/30950827/uninstalling-pyqt5-to-install-pyqt4

 

Most open GUI library with fewest license restrictions

https://wiki.python.org/moin/TkInter

https://amp.reddit.com/r/learnpython/comments/3pif4k/tkinter_vs_pyqt_vs_wxpython/

Great example of Tkinter with algo trading in mind

Live chart https://stackoverflow.com/questions/11270078/how-do-i-refresh-a-matplotlib-plot-in-a-tkinter-window

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/30774281/update-matplotlib-plot-in-tkinter-gui

NOTE I now post my TRADING ALERTS into my personal FACEBOOK ACCOUNT and TWITTER. Don't worry as I don't post stupid cat videos or what I eat!

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