If you don't like using Jupyter, there are actually a few alternatives that can help you test the code you will find in this book. If you have experience with R, the RStudio (http://www.rstudio.com/) layout may appeal more to you. In this case, Yhat, a company providing data science solutions for decision APIs, offers their data science IDE for Python free of charge, named Rodeo (http://www.yhat.com/products/rodeo). Rodeo works by using the IPython kernel of Jupyter under the hood, yet it is an interesting alternative given its different user interface.
The main advantages of using Rodeo are as follows:
- A video layout arranged in four Windows: editor, console, plots, and environment
- Autocomplete for the editor and ...