Information relevant to using the various tools in the Jupyter ecosystem.

Use and Configure#

How do I decide which packages I need?#

Jupyter can be used for many different use-cases. Below are a few user stories for when and how you might use tools in the Jupyter ecosystem, as well as a diagram that helps lay out some of your options.

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Advanced topics#