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Creating the Python Logo in Matplotlib
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"# Recreating the Python Logo in Matplotlib\n",
"\n",
"*Jake VanderPlas*"
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"%matplotlib inline\n",
"%config InlineBackend.figure_format = 'svg'\n",
"\n",
"import numpy as np\n",
"import matplotlib.pyplot as plt\n",
"from matplotlib.path import Path\n",
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"# define shape of one half of the logo\n",
"vertices = np.array([\n",
" [ 3, 480],\n",
" [ 3, 550],\n",
" [ -260, 550],\n",
" [ -480, 550],\n",
" [ -480, 790],\n",
" [ -480, 1080],\n",
" [ 440, 1080],\n",
" [ 486, 790],\n",
" [ 486, 270],\n",
" [ 470, 40],\n",
" [ 230, 30],\n",
" [ -275, 30],\n",
" [ -540, 20],\n",
" [ -550, -240],\n",
" [ -550, -495],\n",
" [ -730, -495],\n",
" [-1080, -480],\n",
" [-1080, 460],\n",
" [ -730, 480],\n",
" [ 3, 480]\n",
"])\n",
"\n",
"codes = ([Path.MOVETO]\n",
" + 4 * [Path.LINETO]\n",
" + 3 * [Path.CURVE4]\n",
" + [Path.LINETO]\n",
" + 2 * [Path.CURVE3]\n",
" + [Path.LINETO]\n",
" + 2 * [Path.CURVE3]\n",
" + 2 * [Path.LINETO]\n",
" + 3 * [Path.CURVE4]\n",
" + [Path.CLOSEPOLY])\n",
"\n",
"# Add circular \"eye\"\n",
"circ = Path.unit_circle()\n",
"vertices = np.vstack([vertices, 88 * circ.vertices + [-266, 760]])\n",
"codes = np.concatenate([codes, circ.codes])"
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