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Hands-On Data Analysis with NumPy and pandas by Curtis Miller

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Exploring alternatives to Jupyter

Now we will consider alternatives to Jupyter Notebooks. We will look at:

  • Jupyter QT Console
  • Spyder
  • Rodeo
  • Python interpreter
  • ptpython

The first alternative we will consider is the Jupyter QT Console; this is a Python interpreter with added functionality, aimed specifically for data analysis.

The following screenshot shows the Jupyter QT Console:

It is very similar to the Jupyter Notebook. In fact, it is effectively the Console version of the Jupyter Notebook. Notice here that we have some interesting syntax. We have In [1], and then let's suppose you were to type in a command, for example:

print ("Hello, ...

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