[IPython-dev] improve http://nbviewer.ipython.org/

Thomas Kluyver takowl@gmail....
Mon Nov 26 09:16:07 CST 2012


So everyone's aware, you can see the code and make pull requests for
nbviewer in the normal way:

https://github.com/ipython/nbviewer

Thanks,
Thomas


On 26 November 2012 15:11, W Gong <wen.g.gong@gmail.com> wrote:

> as a new user, I like to learn from examples or best practices:
> To support a similar request by another new user Dennis,
>
> can someone :
> 1) add "http://nbviewer.ipython.org/" to Help menu
> 2) make user submitted .ipynb visible at nbviewer.ipython.org
> Currently this website is like a blackhole, you know what you submitted by
> yourself, but you cannot see submission by others (except just 3 all the
> times)
>
> By the way, who owns and maintains nbviewer.ipython.org?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Wen
>
> On Sun, Nov 25, 2012 at 6:53 PM, sheila miguez <sheila@codersquid.com>wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I am new to ipython, and have some questions on how or whether one should
>> configure options for osm commands.
>>
>> I had a conversation with Greg Wilson during pycon.ca sprints discussing
>> worked examples. Somehow it turned in to a bit of ipython code that makes a
>> backup copy of a file if it already exists so that new users don't clobber
>> things when using %%file.
>>
>> I don't like changing an app's behavior on people like that, so I made
>> backup only occur if a magic argument is passed to %%file. Greg rightly
>> pointed out that people who are learning to program won't know to use that.
>>
>> I started looking through how config works. Perhaps OSMagics could become
>> configurable, but if that was a good idea, someone would have done it
>> already. Is it a highly inadvisable thing or just something that no one has
>> needed yet?
>>
>> Another thing, I noticed that config has different profiles. Perhaps
>> backup could be turned off by default, but there could exist a teaching
>> profile that enables it.
>>
>> thanks
>>
>>
>> --
>> sheila
>>
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>
> Thanks,
>
> - Wen
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