matplotlib v1.4.0 released

We are pleased to announce the release of matplotlib 1.4.0!

This release has contributions from ~170 authors

This release contains many bug fixes as will as a number of new
features. For the full list see
Some highlights are:

  - style module : experimental package to make managing the style of
matplotlib figures easier
  - nbagg : interactive figures in ipython notebooks backed by the AGG renderer
  - full python 3 support (including cairo backends)
  - Qt5 support (for python 3 only)
  - violin plots and 3D quiver plots (projects done for a course at
University of Toronto, Scarborough)
  - new box plot interface (as bxp)

The release can be installed via pip (but requires local compilation)

Tarballs are available at:

Windows install binaries and wheels are available (thanks to Christoph
Gohlke) at

Mac OSX wheels are available (thanks to Matthew Brett) from .

The Matplotlib Team