[IPython-dev] IPyTables - simple table construction for IPython

Abraham D. Flaxman abie@uw....
Thu Aug 8 11:34:49 CDT 2013


This is quite cool!  You might want to develop it with an eye towards inclusion in pandas, a very nice table data package that already has some html representation of notebooks when using ipython.  

Perhaps this is already familiar to you, but if not, see, for example, http://nbviewer.ipython.org/urls/bitbucket.org/hrojas/learn-pandas/raw/master/lessons/01%20-%20Lesson.ipynb


-----Original Message-----
From: ipython-dev-bounces@scipy.org [mailto:ipython-dev-bounces@scipy.org] On Behalf Of Hans Meine
Sent: Thursday, August 08, 2013 5:53 AM
To: IPython developers list
Subject: Re: [IPython-dev] IPyTables - simple table construction for IPython

Am Mittwoch, 6. März 2013, 12:16:34 schrieb Thomas Kluyver:
> Demo: http://nbviewer.ipython.org/5098827
> Module: https://gist.github.com/takluyver/5098835
> 
> This is a prototype that I've thrown together quickly: feedback is 
> very welcome. Obvious extensions include:
> 
> - Expose more style attributes for customisation (so far it's just 
> text and background colour)
> - Add a plain text repr(), so that tables are useable in the terminal

I could help with the latter; at least I have code for pretty-printing tables in python in a terminal already.  (Can I clone a gist?  IIRC yes, but I never worked with gists so far.)

What about sorting by columns?  (I.e. spicing up the HTML version with appropriate JS magic?)

Best regards
  Hans
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