OpenDreamKit and Project Jupyter: 2 Open Source Scientific Projects

OpenDreamKit and Project Jupyter: 2 Open Source Scientific Projects

OpenDreamKit and Project Jupyter: 2 Open Source Scientific Projects

Constantly on our website and many others, we can see developments and projects related to Free Software, Open Source and GNU / Linux that are successfully created and implemented in many areas of the Organizations, Industries and Companies, public and private. However, the scope of scientific development and the pure sciences does not escape this trend. And for that reason, we know scientific projects of free or open philosophies, such as, "OpenDreamKit" and "Project Jupyter".

While "OpenDreamKit" works to support the existence of an ecosystem of open source computing systems dedicated to mathematics, "Project Jupyter" o «Project Jupiter» works to develop open source software, open standards, and services for interactive computing in dozens of programming languages. And both are closely related.

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OpenDreamKit and Project Jupyter: Associated Open Projects

OpenDreamKit and Project Jupyter: Associated Open Projects

What is OpenDreamKit?

According to Official website de "OpenDreamKit", this scientific project is briefly described as follows:

"OpenDreamKit is a project that brings together a series of projects and associated software to create and enhance virtual research environments. The most widely used research environment is the Jupyter Notebook from which computational research and data processing can be conducted. The OpenDreamKit project provides interfaces to well-established research codes and tools so that they can be seamlessly used and combined from a Jupyter Notebook."

Project components

In addition, they add the following to it:

"OpenDreamKit also directly supports open source research codes, investing in structural improvements and new features to not only connect all these tools, but also enrich them and make them more sustainable. More specifically, the tools gathered in the OpenDreamKit project include mathematical software packages such as SageMath, GAP, PARI, Singular, but also materials science simulation tools such as OOMMF. It has also advanced the Jupyter Notebook ecosystem."

To go deeper into this "OpenDreamKit", specifically about the software and its associated components you can explore the following link. And to learn more about the project in general, you can explore its website at GitHub.

What is Project Jupyter?

According to Official website de "Project Jupyter", this scientific project is briefly described as follows:

"The Jupiter Project is a non-profit, open source project that was born out of the IPython Project in 2014 and evolved to support interactive data science and scientific computing in all programming languages. Furthermore, it will always be 100% open source software, free for all to use and released under the liberal terms of the modified BSD license. And it is developed openly on GitHub, through the consensus of the Jupyter community".

Project components

In addition, they add that it is working on several projects, among which the following stand out:

  • JupyterLab: A web-based interactive development environment for Jupyter notebooks, code, and data. It's flexible, allowing you to configure and organize the user interface to support a wide range of workflows in data science, scientific computing, and machine learning. And it is extensible and modular, that is why it allows you to write add-ons (plugins) that add new components and integrate with existing ones.
  • Jupyter Notebook: An open source web application that allows you to create and share documents containing live code, equations, visualizations, and narrative text. Its uses include: data cleansing and transformation, numerical simulation, statistical modeling, data visualization, machine learning, and much more.
  • JupyterHub: A multi-user version of the notebook designed for businesses, classrooms, and research labs. In order to bring the power of notebooks to user groups. This development offers users access to computing environments and resources without burdening them with installation and maintenance tasks.

To delve more about "Project Jupyter", specifically your documentation and managed software you can explore the following link. And to learn more about the project in general, you can explore its website at GitHub.

More scientific projects

In case you want to explore other free and open scientific projects We recommend exploring the following 2 links:

  1. Open Source for Open Science
  2. Linux@CERN
  3. Open source physics

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In summary, "OpenDreamKit" and "Project Jupyter" are 2 valuable and important scientific projects current that go hand in hand with open source philosophy, and that they work together to generate benefits and discoveries for its users and associated communities.

We hope that this publication will be very useful for the entire «Comunidad de Software Libre y Código Abierto» and of great contribution to the improvement, growth and diffusion of the ecosystem of applications available for «GNU/Linux». And do not stop sharing it with others, on your favorite websites, channels, groups or communities of social networks or messaging systems. Finally, visit our home page at «FromLinux» to explore more news, and join our official channel Telegram from DesdeLinux.


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