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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

Converting Notebooks to PDF

Lastly, we can download a PDF version of the Notebook. With the name of the menu item '', I would expect the resulting PDF to look very much like the Latex version in the previous section.

How to do it...

With our Notebook loaded into Jupyter, we can select to Download PDF menu choice. We will be prompted to handle the download file.

How it works...

Surprisingly, this did not work. I got a 500 error when I tried to download the PDF:

It turns out that the name of the menu choice, PDF via Latex, is indicative of the failure. We need to install software that can take a Latex file and generate a PDF. Following along the URL mentioned in the failure message (, there are instructions for installing Latex on different operating systems. After installing, you need to stop and restart Jupyter for the new software to take effect. 

Trying again after installing Latex, the resulting PDF file name uses the name...