Python in the Browser Age

Data Visualization in the IPython Notebook

Jake VanderPlas ([@jakevdp](

University of Washington

All the notebooks for this talk:

In [1]:
%run talktools


IPython Notebook is a powerful platform to accomplish this:

  • Open access to code, data, and visualizations in context

  • Ability to Reproduce analyses & graphics

  • Multi-language backend lets you work in the language of your comfort

  • Browser front-end lets you use all your favorite viz tools

Openness and reproducibility is the hallmark of good science, journalism, and visualization.

Jake Vanderplas [@jakevdp](