ParaViewWeb

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This document describes ParaViewWeb framework introduced with ParaView 4.0. For earlier version, try this revision.


ParaViewWeb is a collection of components that enables the use of ParaView's visualization and data analysis capabilities within Web applications.

Using the latest HTML 5.0 based technologies, such as WebSocket, and WebGL, ParaViewWeb enables communiation with a ParaView server runnning on a remote visualization node or cluster using a light-weight JavaScript API. Using this API, Web applications can easily embed interactive 3D visualization components. Application developers can write simple Python scripts to extend the server capabilities including creating custom visualization pipelines.

ParaViewWeb makes it possible to extend web-based scientific workflows with ability to visualizate and analyze datasets easily.

More samples and tutorials are forthcoming. In the mean time, one can access the JavaScript and Python API documentation on ParaView website.

Getting Started

Please refer to the online generated ParaViewWeb documentation or the getting started guide

ParaViewWeb documentation home page

Quick install

If you will to quickly setup a demo computer you can download the following setup script that will download the ParaView binaries/data/documentation and will create a directory structure for a standalone ParaViewWeb environment.

You can download the script with the following command line or you can click on the url and download it from your browser.

curl http://paraview.org/files/web/pvw-setup -L -o pvw-setup.py
python pvw-setup.py