Glossary#

command line#

The terminal or console window where you type commands.

Command Prompt#

On Windows, this is the application where commands are typed into a window for execution.

conda#

The package manager for Anaconda.

config#

Refers to the configuration files and process.

kernel#

A kernel provides programming language support in Jupyter. IPython is the default kernel. Additional kernels include R, Julia, and many more.

Notebook Dashboard#

The notebook user interface which shows a list of the notebooks, files, and subdirectories in the directory where the notebook server is started.

pip#

Python package manager.

profiles#

Not available in Jupyter. In IPython 3, profiles are collections of configuration and runtime files.

REPL#

read-eval-print-loop.

terminal#

A window used to type in commands to be executed (Linux and OS X).

widget#

A user interface component, similar to a plugin, that allows customized input, such as a slider.