Appendix E. More on Jupyter Notebook and matplotlib Styles

In this appendix, we will cover several things that will help you when doing data analysis in Jupyter Notebook and compiling reports. This appendix covers the following topics:

  • General Jupyter Notebook tips and tricks:
    • Useful keyboard shortcuts to speed up your workflow
    • A short introduction to the Markdown syntax to edit text cells
    • A few other useful tips
  • Jupyter Notebook extensions
  • Matplotlib styles for pretty plotting from the start
  • Useful resources such as data repositories, Python packages, and similar

The various tips and tricks are not crucial for data analysis in Python, but it is very useful to make the workflow better and easier to pick up right where you left off in a project. Let's ...

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