Overview of Jupyter Notebooks

Example Jupyter Notebook Screenshot of a Jupyter Notebook on quantum mechanics by Robert Johansson

How the Jupyter notebook works

After typing the command jupyter notebook, the following happens:

This workflow has several advantages:

How the notebook is stored

Notebook modes: Control and Edit

The notebook has two modes of operation: Control and Edit. Control mode lets you edit notebook level features; while, Edit mode lets you change the contents of a notebook cell. Remember a notebook is made up of a number of cells which can contain code, markdown, html, visualizations, and more.

Help and more information

Use the Help menu and its options when needed.