Jupyter notebook is traditional IDE for Python. It is a very popular IDE for most of data professionals as its very easy to install and use.
Jupyter notebook basically includes 2 components – jupyter notebook Server and a Browser. Browser communicates to server and process the requests.Browser usually uses a default localhost:8888 to connect to jupyter server.
Now, let us look at Anaconda, a package manager which allows to install many libraries. When install Anaconda, Python and Jupyter comes along with the installation. To install Anaconda, go to https://anaconda.org (for individual -> https://www.anaconda.com/products/individual#windows) and download the latest file which is compatible to the workstation (depending on windows or Mac).
To launch jupyter, launch Anaconda navigator and then select jupyter, which would eventually open a browser where programmers can write and
run the codes.
Writing First Program in Jupyter notebook
1. Create a folder in Desktop to put save our sample work
2. Create python file by clicking New Python 3(in the screenshot)
3. It will open a code blocker where you can write programs
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