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Jupyter Cookbook

By : Dan Toomey
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Jupyter Cookbook

By: Dan Toomey

Overview of this book

Jupyter has garnered a strong interest in the data science community of late, as it makes common data processing and analysis tasks much simpler. This book is for data science professionals who want to master various tasks related to Jupyter to create efficient, easy-to-share, scientific applications. The book starts with recipes on installing and running the Jupyter Notebook system on various platforms and configuring the various packages that can be used with it. You will then see how you can implement different programming languages and frameworks, such as Python, R, Julia, JavaScript, Scala, and Spark on your Jupyter Notebook. This book contains intuitive recipes on building interactive widgets to manipulate and visualize data in real time, sharing your code, creating a multi-user environment, and organizing your notebook. You will then get hands-on experience with Jupyter Labs, microservices, and deploying them on the web. By the end of this book, you will have taken your knowledge of Jupyter to the next level to perform all key tasks associated with it.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Title Page
Copyright and Credits
Packt Upsell

What is Jupyter dashboards?

In this recipe, we will learn how to install and enable Jupyter dashboards layout extension to your Notebook. 

Getting ready

You first need to install the extension in your environment. You can use the conda command:

conda install jupyter_dashboards -c conda-forge

You can also use pip to install.

Assuming you have a set of items from a Notebook in mind, you first need to start Jupyter with the extension enabled. You enable the extension once from the command line (every time you start your computer) using the following command:

jupyter nbextension enable jupyter_dashboards --py --sys-prefix

You can then start your Notebook as usual.

How to do it...

When you start your Notebook, there is an icon gadget set at the top of the Notebook that you can work with:

If you hover over the middle icon you get a submenu:

It has the corresponding View menu items:

The icon gadget and menu items are:

  • Notebook: Edit the code
  • Dashboard Layout:
    • Grid layout: Size and position of the dashboard cells...