Install Python(x,y) for Windows, or Entought Canopy for Windows and MacOSX. Linux flavors provide numpy as e.g. RPM and Debian packages.The IPython package is also recommended.
Navigate to the iFit/Applications/Python directory and launch IPython or Python.
Then issue the command:
>>> from mlabwrap import mlab
From there on, any iFit and Matlab expression can be executed from Python.
The main idea is that any call to iFit/Matlab should be prepended by 'mlab.'.>>> a = mlab.iData('filename')
>>> b = mlab.rdivide(a,2)
assigns name=value in the iFit/Matlab workspace.mlab._get('name')
retrieves the named variable from the iFit/Matlab workspace.mlab._eval('expression')
evaluates the expression/code in the iFit/Matlab workspace.