Published on March 9, 2024

Unleash Your Financial Genious With Jupyter Notebooks

Setting Up Your Development Environment

by Miguel Sanda

Miguel Sanda

Are you eager to start developing financially driven applications but find the process of setting up a development environment challenging? If so, there's an easy way to kick start your journey.

In this video, I'll guide you through the process of configuring a development environment using Jupyter Notebooks, an interactive environment that runs in a browser and comes pre-configured in the Django Ledger Starter Template repository.

Jupyter Notebooks keeps increasing in popularity amongst data analysts, scientists and software developers. According to Kaggle Survey 2022 results, Jupyter Notebooks are the most popular data science IDE, used by over 80% of respondents. 

Jupyter Notebooks helps you build applications in an interactive environment with rich outputs, charts and real time analysis of results. If you are following my Django Ledger tutorials, I highly recommend using this IDE.

When developing applications with Django Ledger, Jupyter Notebooks makes it easier to design and test transaction libraries needed for your specific business use case. It also helps collaborate with subject matter experts in real time, visualize data and validate financial results.

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Developing Financially Driven Applications

To develop financially driven applications, it's crucial to properly configure the development environment. Integrating applications with Django Ledger can be made easier through a tutorial video available for developers.

Setting up Development Environment with Jupyter Notebooks

Setting up a development environment using Jupyter Notebooks, which comes pre-configured in the Django Ledger Starter Template repository, is explained. The process includes installing development dependencies and launching the Jupyter Lab command to initiate the development server.

A proper interactive development environment is key to materialize working code, especially when data visualization is paramount to verify expected financial behavior and validation of business logic.

Getting Started with Django Ledger

To get started with Django Ledger, a tutorial video and free guide on the basic concepts behind the application are recommended. Additionally, the process of accessing the Django Ledger Starter template files and running code to interact with the back end of Django Ledger is detailed.

Following the steps outlined in the video and the Django Ledger Starter Template, you can easily set up a development environment to start integrating your applications with Django Ledger. This will enable you to begin developing financially driven applications without the hassle of configuring everything from scratch. Don't forget to grab the FREE guide on Django Ledger to grasp the basic concepts behind the application. Keep coding and stay tuned for more insightful content by liking and subscribing to the channel!

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