Tag: ipython

The Python 2 vs. Python 3 divide has long been a thorn in the Python community’s side. On one hand, Python package developers face the challenge of supporting two incompatible versions of Python, which is time that could be better …

Python 2.7 still reigns supreme in pip installs Read More »

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Earlier this year, Sagemath Cloud went into open beta so anyone can play around with it. If you’re not familiar with the service, it’s a free cloud-based web service that provides access to personal directories, a terminal, IPython Notebook (incl. …

Sagemath Cloud makes collaborating with IPython Notebooks easier than ever Read More »

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Update (Nov. 2014): IPython Notebook installation has advanced considerably since I originally published this post. Check out the Anaconda Python Distribution for an easy one-click installer for all your Python library needs. Today I ran a small (~20 person) 1-hour …

IPython Notebook workshop report: still plagued by installation issues Read More »

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Have you ever found yourself searching for a statistics package in Python, but it just isn’t available? This is the biggest reason I’ve heard when my colleagues say they’re unwilling to make the switch from R to Python for statistical …

Filling in Python’s gaps in statistics packages with Rmagic Read More »

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I finally got around to finishing up this tutorial on how to use pandas DataFrames and SciPy together to handle any and all of your statistical needs in Python. This is basically an amalgamation of my two previous blog posts …

Statistical analysis made easy in Python with SciPy and pandas DataFrames Read More »

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As promised, here’s the IPython Notebook tutorial I mentioned in my introduction to IPython Notebook. Downloading and installing IPython Notebook You can download IPython Notebook with the majority of the other packages you’ll need in the Anaconda Python distribution. From …

A short demo on how to use IPython Notebook as a research notebook Read More »

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I attended a Software Carpentry workshop hosted by Titus Brown and Greg Wilson this week and was introduced to, among many other things, a piece of software that I’ve been looking for ever since I started my graduate program: IPython …

IPython Notebook: Finally, the research notebook I’ve always been looking for is here! Read More »

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