Aflak - A visualization environment to analyze astronomical datasets by providing a visual programming language interface.
IN ACTIVE DEVELOPMENT: Features and API highly unstable!
# Open a FITS file with aflak aflak -f <FITS_FILE> # See CLI help aflak --help
You may find a demo video here.
Disclaimer: Most testing until now has been done with FITS files sampled from the SDSS MaNGA, and some files from ALMA. Standard-compliant FITS should be openable without issue, if you meet any issue, please file an issue, provide the FITS file, a screenshot and explain what's wrong/unexpected.
- The first time you run aflak, the window layout may not be what you prefer. You may want to resize / move some windows with the mouse the very first time your run aflak. Hopefully, aflak remembers the arrangement of your windows between sessions.
- It is advised to use aflak with a large screen more 2000-pixel large for a better experience. 3000-pixel is even better!
Install the rust toolchain with rustup. You will need a working C & C++ environment to install from sources.
cargo install --git https://github.com/aflak-vis/aflak aflak
If aflak is already installed, just append the
--force flag to the
command in order to overwrite the current install of aflak with a new one.
cargo install --force --git https://github.com/aflak-vis/aflak aflak
Clone the git repository.
git clone https://github.com/aflak-vis/aflak cd aflak/src cargo install --path .
cd aflak/src cargo build --release
cd aflak/src cargo run --release -- -f <FITS_FILE>
Please read the contribution guide.
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