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matplotlib/matplotlib: REL: v2.1.0

Michael Droettboom; Thomas A Caswell; John Hunter; Eric Firing; Jens Hedegaard Nielsen; Nelle Varoquaux; Benjamin Root; Elliott Sales de Andrade; Phil Elson; Darren Dale; Jae-Joon Lee; Antony Lee; Jouni K. Seppänen; Ryan May; David Stansby; Damon McDougall; Andrew Straw; Paul Hobson; Tony S Yu; Eric Ma; Christoph Gohlke; Steven Silvester; Charlie Moad; Adrien F. Vincent; Jan Schulz; Peter Würtz; Federico Ariza; Cimarron; Thomas Hisch; Nikita Kniazev

This is the second minor release in the Matplotlib 2.x series and the first release with major new features since 1.5.

This release contains approximately 2 years worth of work by 275 contributors across over 950 pull requests. Highlights from this release include:

  • support for string categorical values
  • export of animations to interactive javascript widgets
  • major overhaul of polar plots
  • reproducible output for ps/eps, pdf, and svg backends
  • performance improvements in drawing lines and images
  • GUIs show a busy cursor while rendering the plot

along with many other enhancements and bug fixes.

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