Getting Started with Jupyter Notebook: Installation and Run Python Script

By | April 25, 2020

Jupyter notebook is a very nice tool to analysis data using python. In this tutorial, we will use some steps to show python beginners how to install it and run python script.

Install jupyter notebook

There are two ways to install jupyter notebook.

Use pip command to install.

pip install jupyter

or install anaconda, which will also install jupyter notebook on your computer.

This tutorial illustrates how to install anaconda.

Install and Use Both Python 2 and Python 3 in Windows with Anaconda

Run jupyter notebook

After having installed jupyter notebook, you can run it.

jupyter notebook

Then you will find this result.

start jupyter notebook

Then you can use browser to open jupyter notebook with url: http://localhost:8888/

open jupyter notebook by browser

While we have installed jupyter notebook, we can edit and run python script with it. To run a python script, we can do following steps below.


Create a new jupyter notebook

To run python script, we should create a new notebook first.

create a new jupyter notebook example

Then you can add some python script in this notebook.

Add python script in notebook and run it

To run python script, we add some python code and run it like below.

Run python script with Jupyter Notebook

You will find the result appears.

After having run the python script, we can save it and restore in future.

Save checkpoint

Each checkpoint saved the past status and result of python script, we can save current python result and code, then restore it in future.

Jupyter notebook save checkpoint

Rename notebook

The default name of notebook is Untitled, we can rename it.

Rename Jupyter Notebook name - step 1

Then enter a new name.

Rename Jupyter Notebook name - step 2

Rename it.

Rename Jupyter Notebook name - step 3

You will find this notebook is renamed successfully.

Rename Jupyter Notebook name - step 4