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provides a consistent, reliable, multi-language API for generating heat-map images based on coordinate data-sets.

Tempest consists of separate implementations in multiple programming languages (such as Perl, PHP, Python, et cetera) all conforming to a unified API specification. Each implementation can alternatively support any number of different image manipulation libraries (such as GD, ImageMagick, PIL).



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Kelly Hopkins

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2 April 2010

Leaders and contributors

Evan Kaufman Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/tempest
Python (Ref)https://pypi.org/project/Tempest
Ruby (Ref)https://rubygems.org/gems/tempest
Perl (Ref)https://metacpan.org/release/Tempest

Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 20 April 2018.


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