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Jupyter Core

Core common functionality of Jupyter projects.

This package contains base application classes and configuration inherited by other projects. It doesn't do much on its own.

Development Setup

The Jupyter Contributor Guides provide extensive information on contributing code or documentation to Jupyter projects. The limited instructions below for setting up a development environment are for your convenience.


You'll need Python and

on the search path. Clone the Jupyter Core git repository to your computer, for example in
. Now create an editable install and download the dependencies of code and test suite by executing:
cd /my/projects/jupyter_core/
pip install -e .
pip install -r dev-requirements.txt

The last command runs the test suite to verify the setup. During development, you can pass filenames to

, and it will execute only those tests.


The documentation of Jupyter Core is generated from the files in

using Sphinx. Instructions for setting up Sphinx with a selection of optional modules are in the Documentation Guide. You'll also need the
command. For a minimal Sphinx installation to process the Jupyter Core docs, execute:
pip install sphinx

The following commands build the documentation in HTML format and check for broken links:

cd /my/projects/jupyter_core/docs/
make html linkcheck

Point your browser to the following URL to access the generated documentation:


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