For more on
ipythonblocks see the home page at https://github.com/jiffyclub/ipythonblocks.
from ipythonblocks import BlockGrid
import time from IPython.display import clear_output
It's possible to do animation of sorts using IPython's
grid = BlockGrid(3, 3) previous_block = None for block in grid: clear_output() block.green = 255 if previous_block: previous_block.green = 0 grid.show() previous_block = block time.sleep(0.2)
And this is so much fun that it's been added to
ipythonblocks: one way is to use the
BlockGrid.animate() method. The
.animate() method takes
stop_time keyword to control the amount of time between loop steps.
grid = BlockGrid(3, 3) previous_block = None for block in grid.animate(): block.green = 255 if previous_block: previous_block.green = 0 previous_block = block
And another way, if not iterating over the grid, is to use the
.flash() takes an optional
display_time keyword that
controls for how long each frame is displayed. The default is 0.2 seconds.
grid = BlockGrid(3, 3) previous_block = None indices = [[(0, 0), (0, 2), (2, 0), (2, 2)], [(0, 1), (1, 0), (1, 2), (2, 1)]] * 10 for ind in indices: for i in ind: grid[i, i].green = 255 grid.flash(display_time=0.1) for i in ind: grid[i, i].green = 0 grid.show()