Interactive Plotting in IPython Notebook (Part 2/2): Plotly

Interactive Plotting in IPython Notebook (Part 2/2): Plotly

Summary

In this previous post I talked about interactive plotting packages that support the IPython Notebook and focused on Bokeh. Today I’ll be talking about Plotly, a much richer package that allows for a lot more functionality. I will also provide some very rudimentary examples that should allow you to get started straight away.

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Interactive Plotting in IPython Notebook (Part 1/2): Bokeh

Interactive Plotting in IPython Notebook (Part 1/2): Bokeh

Summary

In this post I will talk about interactive plotting packages that support the IPython Notebook and allow you to zoom, pan, resize, or even hover and get values off your plots directly from an IPython Notebook. This post will focus on Bokeh while the next post will be about Plotly. I will also provide some very rudimentary examples that should allow to get started straight away.

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Anaconda: The crème de la crème of Python distros

Anaconda: The crème de la crème of Python distros

Summary

In this post I will briefly talk about a beautiful all-in-one Python distro, Anaconda, and how to use it to create two virtual environments with Python 2.7 and Python 3.4 for all your Pythonistic needs.

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