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

Brian Granger ellisonbg@gmail....
Thu Nov 29 11:28:39 CST 2012


Oh, I really like masonry, very cool.

On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 8:53 AM, Matthias BUSSONNIER
<bussonniermatthias@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Le 28 nov. 2012 à 23:22, W Gong a écrit :
>
> Matthias,
>
> can you create a notebook gallery similar to this one by d3js
> https://github.com/mbostock/d3/wiki/Gallery
> and link it to http://ipython.org?
>
> The more examples there are, the more users will come
>
> Let me know if you need help
>
> Thanks,
>
> Wen
>
>
> Hi,
> Yes it would be doable, with time.
> The most difficult part is to capture the right part of the notebook to make
> a nice thumbnail.
>
> If you want to start a project that does that, it would be really nice.
>
> You could even have reorganisable tiles  layout using masonry.
> http://masonry.desandro.com/
>
> --
> Matthias
>
>
>
>
> 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-Blogging
>> with 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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