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Learning Jupyter by Dan Toomey

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Chapter 2. Jupyter Python Scripting

Jupyter was originally IPython-an interactive version of Python to be used as a development environment. As such, most of the features of Python are available to you when developing your notebook.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Basic Python scripting
  • Python dataset access (from a library)
  • Python pandas
  • Python graphics
  • Python random numbers

Basic Python in Jupyter

In this chapter, we will be using Python scripts in a Jupyter Notebook. Jupyter does not interact with your scripts as much as it executes your script and records results. I think this is how Jupyter Notebooks have been extended to use other languages besides Python-the notebook just takes a script, runs it against a language engine, and ...

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