Chapter 10. Visiting Jupyter

A major strength of IPython is its interactive nature. It expresses this interactive nature in three modalities: as a terminal, through a graphical console, and as a web-based notebook. Most of this book has centered on the terminal, with a few graphical examples using a Qt-based console. In this chapter, we will look at using IPython as part of a web-based notebook.

The following topics will be covered:

  • Introduction
  • Installation and startup
  • The Dashboard
  • Creating a notebook
  • Working with cells
  • Graphics
  • Format conversion

Command lines have had a long and useful tradition in software development. It is only recently, as GUIs have become ubiquitous, that alternative development environments have become viable choices.

One important ...

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