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2014 Review: Day 9


Taking an opportunity to look back at some of our most-read posts from this year, in case you missed them the first time, as the last few days of the year slip by us…
In our penultimate look back at 2014’s developer blog, Fran Bull talks about using interactive widgets inside of IPython notebooks:

Interactive Widgets in IPython Notebooks

IPython notebooks are a really nice way of sharing Python snippets intermingled with the results of those snippets and markdown.
They’re popular in the scientific community and are used in education (from HarvardCS109). IPython is well supported and documented, and is actually kind of a delight to use.
The creator, Fernando Perez, gave a keynote at PyCon US 2014 (there are a bunch of other talks worth watching too).
In release 2.0.0 in April 2014 IPython added interactive widgets. Interactive widgets provide gui inputs for you to interact with, for example, a graph.

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