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Experimental 3d axis for matplotlib


This experimental project is an attempt at providing a better and more versatile 3d axis for Matplotlib. The heart of the code is explained in this blog post: Custom 3D engine in Matplotlib.

Note that we cannot have a full 3d engine because we do not have a proper zbuffer that allows to test individual pixels. This means we need to sort our points/lines/triangles in order to draw them from back to front. Most of the time, this does the trick but there exist some situations where it is impossible to avoid problems. For example, consider two triangles that intersect each other. In in such a case, we have to decide arbitrarily which triangle will be drawn on top of the other.

Read the documentation


You can install by pip command.

pip install git+