The new cool. Everyone wants them. A useful distribution tool for education.
Soooo what's new??
We have notebooks now in the Esri fold.
Spyder has had them for a while, yet they haven't been championed vocally.
Installation is easy.
# ---- crank up conda and install in base or a clone wherever Spyder is
(arcgispro-py3) C:\..._path_to...\envs\arcgispro-py3>conda install -c spyder-ide spyder-notebook
Fetching package metadata ...............
Solving package specifications: .
Package plan for installation in environment C:\arc_pro\bin\Python\envs\arcgispro-py3:
The following NEW packages will be INSTALLED:
spyder-notebook: 0.3.0-py_0 spyder-ide
The following packages will be SUPERSEDED by a higher-priority channel:
parso: 0.7.0-py_0 --> 0.7.0-py_0 spyder-ide
Proceed ([y]/n)? y
So have a look-see at this visual presentation of Notebooks in Spyder
Retired Geomatics Instructor (also DanPatterson_Retired). Currently working on geometry projects (various) as they relate to GIS and spatial analysis. I use NumPy, python and kin and interface with ArcGIS Pro.