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IPython Interactive Computing and Visualization Cookbook by Cyrille Rossant

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Introducing the IPython notebook

The notebook is the flagship feature of IPython. This web-based interactive environment combines code, rich text, images, videos, animations, mathematics, and plots into a single document. This modern tool is an ideal gateway to high-performance numerical computing and data science in Python. This entire book has been written in the notebook, and the code of every recipe is available as a notebook on the book's GitHub repository at https://github.com/ipython-books/cookbook-code.

In this recipe, we give an introduction to IPython and its notebook. In Getting ready, we also give general instructions on installing IPython and the Python scientific stack.

Getting ready

You will need Python, IPython, NumPy, pandas, and ...

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