A simple Python interface for Axon Binary Format (ABF) files
Source code last modified on February 3rd, 2021
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title: pyABF Advanced Topics
description: links to advanced topics about the ABF file format, electrophysiology notes, and similar projects
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# Advanced Topics

### ABF File Format

* **[Unofficial Guide to the ABF File Format](../abf2-file-format)**

* **[ABF1 File Format Notes](../abf1-file-format)**

### Miscellaneous
* [Create arbitrary stimulus waveforms with Python](https://github.com/swharden/pyABF/tree/master/docs/advanced/creating-waveforms)
* [Electrophysiology traces displayed with every colormap](https://github.com/swharden/pyABF/raw/master/docs/advanced/v1%20cookbook/2017-11-12%20colormaps/colormaps.pdf)
* [Membrane Test Theory and Analaysis Techniques](https://github.com/swharden/pyABF/blob/master/docs/advanced/v1%20cookbook/memtest-simulation.ipynb)
* [Alternative capacitance calculation method: the "vee" protocol](https://github.com/swharden/pyABF/blob/master/docs/advanced/v1%20cookbook/memtest-alt.ipynb)

### Similar Libraries

* [ABFsharp](https://github.com/swharden/ABFsharp) - A C# interface for ABF files

* [phpABF](https://github.com/swharden/phpABF) - A PHP interface for ABF files