Using Jupyter Notebooks from within ArcGIS Pro environment

Blog Post created by ckurnia-esristaff Employee on Feb 14, 2020

For those using Jupyter notebooks and ArcGIS Pro out there, this is exciting news!  With the release of ArcGIS Pro 2.5, you can now create, edit, and save Jupyter notebooks as part of your ArcGIS Pro project with ArcGIS Notebooks, Esri’s Jupyter notebook environment.   You can also import existing notebooks created within the open source Jupyter.  No additional license is needed for using ArcGIS Notebooks in ArcGIS Pro 2.5 since it’s part of the core functionality.


Notebook tab works side by side with Map tab in ArcGIS Pro


With this integration, it is easy to access and combine python libraries from ArcGIS Pro and open source python in one integrated environment.  The content in your map can also be easily accessed through codes in the notebook window.  It works seamlessly between the notebook and the ArcGIS Pro user interface (UI).  For those teaching, the integration makes it easier to incorporate python programming into your GIS courses. 


Features and Capabilities

To learn more about the feature and capability and how to get started, refer to the following blogs and documentation:


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Register for the upcoming MOOC Spatial Data Science: The New Frontier in Analytics  that will start on Oct 28th, 2020. It’s a free online course to explore the application of spatial data science to uncover hidden patterns and improve predictive modeling.


Have Questions?

If you have questions about the using notebooks in ArcGIS Pro, feel free to: