Advanced ParaView

with Mathieu Westphal in Lyon, France

March 18, 2020 (1 day long)

As a powerful plateform, ParaView offers great extension possibilities. This training has been tailored for ParaView users and VTK developers, with a basic knowledge of the VTK library, wanting to grasp ParaView deployment, the parallel processing capabilities of ParaView, and initiate extension development.


  1. Explore the parallel processing capabilities of ParaView

  2. Learn ParaView Python scripting

  3. Create Programmable Filters and Sources in Python

  4. Extend ParaView with C++ plugins


  1. C++ : Basic knowledge

  2. VTK : Basic knowledge

  3. Python : Basic knowledge

  4. ParaView : Basic Use


  • ParaView operation in cluster mode
  • ParaView Python Scripting in client and server modes
  • Programmable Filters and Sources in VTK Python
  • C ++ plugins development with ParaView (reader/writers, filters, graphic interface, views, etc.)
This training course will be taught in English.
Course notes are also in English.
Participants are asked to bring a laptop computer for this training session.
The instructor will communicate all the specifications required to each participants before the training session.

Lunch is included.

All Kitware training courses can be customized and held at Kitware's training centers (In the EU: Lyon, France; or in the US: Clifton Park, New York; Carrboro, North Carolina; Santa Fe, New Mexico) or at your own site (quotation).

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* VAT excluded.
A 10% discount (432 € VAT excluded) is applied for students.

Practical information

March 18, 2020
(Early registrations end: March 3, 2020)

Standard price: 600 €
Current price: 480 €*

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About the instructor

Mathieu Westphal joined Kitware's European team in Lyon as an R&D engineer in April 2015.

After receiving degrees from INSA Lyon and ENS Lyon, Mathieu first worked on adaptative optics and visualization pipelines.

Now one of the main ParaView contributors, his technical proficiency in algorithmic, parallel programming, UI and visualization in general, allows him to work on different projects at Kitware.

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