[IPython-User] http://nbviewer.ipython.org/

W Gong wen.g.gong@gmail....
Wed Nov 28 16:11:02 CST 2012


Matthias,
I am collecting notebook examples, and included some from your list:
https://www.blogger.com/blogger.g?blogID=8311183309299177835#overview/postNum=3

so far this one is my favorite coming from a science background:
http://nbviewer.ipython.org/url/epi.whoi.edu/esr/GIS_GRASS-R_Example.ipynb
especially the picture of a little girl at the very end

Happy Notebooking


Wen

On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 4:04 PM, Matthias BUSSONNIER <
bussonniermatthias@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Denis,
>
> The way nbviewer works is maybe badly advertised.
> It does not offer a way to search.
> It does not store anything and has no idea of what user see through it.
>
> The point it just.
> -> you give it a url to a ipynb file.
> -> It render it as html for you and show it.
>
> If the file on the url update, the view update (10 min lag because of
> caching).
>
> Gist are added as convenience (because we find them great) and can be
> multi files/ browsable.
>
> We also have a 'github' version which allows you to browse github repos.
> http://nbviewer-dev.herokuapp.com/ipython/
>
> Of course we plan on improving it, and simplify sharing, but this require
> resources we do not have.
>
> Nbviewer started as a week-end hack, a post on the ML for a proof of
> concept, and hasn't much changed since then,
> except by the fact that people use it.
>
> One of the other reason nbviewer is stagnating is because it rely on
> modify version nbconvert, and I refuse myself to work
> on nbviewer as long as nbconvert is not usable as-is for nbviewer.
>
> As a consolation, here are the list of the most requested url in the last
> 2 weeks  (xxx) = nrequest
>
> (641)
> http://nbviewer.ipython.org/urls/raw.github.com/fperez/nipy-notebooks/master/exploring_r_formula.ipynb
> (461)
> http://nbviewer.ipython.org/url/jakevdp.github.com/downloads/notebooks/XKCD_plots.ipynb
> (416)
> http://nbviewer.ipython.org/urls/raw.github.com/ipython/ipython/master/docs/examples/notebooks/00_notebook_tour.ipynb
> (242)
> http://nbviewer.ipython.org/urls/raw.github.com/swcarpentry/2012-11-scripps/master/python/testing-with-nose.ipynb
> (210)
> http://nbviewer.ipython.org/urls/raw.github.com/changhiskhan/talks/master/pydata2012/pandas_timeseries.ipynb
> (197) http://nbviewer.ipython.org/3962843
> (175) http://nbviewer.ipython.org/3835181
> (164)
> http://nbviewer.ipython.org/urls/raw.github.com/fperez/blog/master/120907-Bloggingwith the IPython Notebook.ipynb
> (163) http://nbviewer.ipython.org/2352771
> (106) http://nbviewer.ipython.org/4042018
> (99)
> http://nbviewer.ipython.org/url/epi.whoi.edu/esr/GIS_GRASS-R_Example.ipynb
> (98)  http://nbviewer.ipython.org/4121857
> (92)
> http://nbviewer.ipython.org/urls/raw.github.com/ipython/ipython/3607712653c66d63e0d7f13f073bde8c0f209ba8/docs/examples/notebooks/cython_extension.ipynb
> (88)
> http://nbviewer.ipython.org/urls/raw.github.com/jrjohansson/qutip-lectures/master/Lecture-1-Jaynes-Cumming-model.ipynb
> (86)
> http://nbviewer.ipython.org/urls/raw.github.com/jiffyclub/dc-python-meetup-nov-2012/master/TideDataDemo.ipynb
> (73)
> http://nbviewer.ipython.org/urls/raw.github.com/ipython/ipython/master/docs/examples/notebooks/sympy.ipynb
> (73)
> http://nbviewer.ipython.org/urls/raw.github.com/jiffyclub/dc-python-meetup-nov-2012/master/DataCleanup.ipynb
> (68)  http://nbviewer.ipython.org/3914904
> (65)
> http://nbviewer.ipython.org/urls/raw.github.com/ipython/ipython/3607712653c66d63e0d7f13f073bde8c0f209ba8/docs/examples/notebooks/rmagic_extension.ipynb
> (64)  http://nbviewer.ipython.org/4052828
>
> Thanks.
> --
> Matthias
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> Le 28 nov. 2012 à 21:30, Dennis Daniels a écrit :
>
> > I just found out about http://nbviewer.ipython.org/
> >
> > It says I can browse notebooks but the search requires a URL or gist
> number... makes it kind of hard to browse if I don't know what is inside...
> >
> > Searches for things like
> > -tutorial
> > -lesson
> > -how to
> > -for loops
> > -scipy
> > failed ...
> >
> > I love the idea of sharing the NBs but... the site doesn't offer much in
> the way for casual users to see the NB coolness without knowing exactly
> where NBs are located.
> >
> >
> > Further, it says I can upload my own NBs ... but I don't see an upload
> option.
> >
> >
> > Are there plans for making the http://nbviewer.ipython.org/ a little
> more like a library and less like a lock box(insert key/url here)?
> >
> > many thanks
> > Dennis
> > lost and found:
> >
> > 0018586833669 (google)
> > GoogleTalk: dennisgdaniels
> >
> > skype: dennisdaniels
> >
> > 0015047227525 (only emergencies)
> >
> >
> > EOF
> >
> >
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Thanks,

- Wen
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