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A plotting library for the Python programming language

What is Matplotlib?

It is a Python 2D plotting library which produces publication quality figures in a variety of hardcopy formats and interactive environments across platforms. It can be used in Python scripts, the Python and IPython shells, the Jupyter notebook, web application servers, and four graphical user interface toolkits.
Matplotlib is a tool in the Charting Libraries category of a tech stack.

Who uses Matplotlib?

14 companies reportedly use Matplotlib in their tech stacks, including Ruangguru,, and ADEXT.

65 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Matplotlib.

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Why developers like Matplotlib?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Matplotlib

Matplotlib Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Matplotlib?
Tableau can help anyone see and understand their data. Connect to almost any database, drag and drop to create visualizations, and share with a click.
Using MATLAB, you can analyze data, develop algorithms, and create models and applications. The language, tools, and built-in math functions enable you to explore multiple approaches and reach a solution faster than with spreadsheets or traditional programming languages, such as C/C++ or Java.
It is an interactive visualization library that targets modern web browsers for presentation. Its goal is to provide elegant, concise construction of versatile graphics, and to extend this capability with high-performance interactivity over very large or streaming datasets. It can help anyone who would like to quickly and easily create interactive plots, dashboards, and data applications.
R Language
R provides a wide variety of statistical (linear and nonlinear modelling, classical statistical tests, time-series analysis, classification, clustering, ...) and graphical techniques, and is highly extensible.
Plotly.js is the only open-source JavaScript library for data visualization in the sciences and engineering. Open-source interfaces to Plotly.js are available for Python, R, MATLAB, and React.
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Matplotlib's Followers
74 developers follow Matplotlib to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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