Graph Sensor Data with Python and Matplotlib

Contributors: Shawn Hymel
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Resources and Going Further

Plotting sensor data can be incredibly useful if you need to make a dashboard to watch the temperature in your server room or if you want to monitor the humidity around your classroom for a science experiment. If you would like to learn more about matplotlib, here are some great resources:

If you are interested in keeping the file in a different directory and still access its functions, we recommend turning it into a package. Here is a good tutorial that shows you how to make your own Python package.

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