GRASS and Python

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Python extensions from GRASS GIS

There is a prototype GRASS-SWIG interface available (thanks to Sajith VK), find in GRASS 6-CVS: swig/python/

SWIG (Simplified Wrapper and Interface Generator) is:

  • A compiler that turns ANSI C/C++ declarations into scripting language interfaces.
  • Completely automated (produces a fully working Python extension module).
  • Language neutral. SWIG can also target Tcl, Perl, Guile, MATLAB, etc...
  • Attempts to eliminate the tedium of writing extension modules.

Python-GRASS add-ons

  1. Jáchym Čepický's G-ps.map, a GUI to typeset printable maps with ps.map http://les-ejk.cz/?cat=gpsmap
  2. Jáchym Čepický's v.pydigit, a GUI to v.edit http://les-ejk.cz/programs/grass/v.pydigit-31.5.05-1.tgz

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