[sugar] SAGE on XO?
Sat Dec 8 16:01:27 EST 2007
It would certainly be nice to have SAGE apps on the laptop.... this
has come up before, and more interest would be welcome.
On Dec 8, 2007 3:10 PM, Sameer Verma <sverma at sfsu.edu> wrote:
> Just saw this on Slashdot. Sage uses Python and could be a good
> candidate for the XO some day. I am speculating, because I haven't
> actually used it as yet!
> From their website:
> Use a Standard Programming Language
> You work with SAGE using the highly regarded scripting language Python
> instead of an obscure language designed for a particular mathematics
> program. You can write programs that combine serious mathematics with
> anything else.
> Create Notebooks with your Web Browser
> Use SAGE from your web browser, which connects either to a program
> running on your computer, or a program running elsewhere. With the SAGE
> notebook you can create embedded graphics, beautifully typeset
> mathematical expressions, add and delete input, and start up and
> interrupt multiple calculations.
> Be Curious
> SAGE gives you easy access to documentation and source code. Type plot?
> for help on the plot command and plot?? to see the source code. If X is
> anything, type X.[tab key] to see all commands that apply to X.
> Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
> Associate Professor of Information Systems
> San Francisco State University
> San Francisco CA 94132 USA
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