2.3 Using Python with Colab

2.3.1 What are notebooks?

There are many ways to issue instructions/commands to the Python interpreter. A IPython notebook is one very easy, very friendly environment to write Python instructions.

IPython notebook also offers some cool options. For instance, it allows you to combine Markdown and Python in the same document. You can also share your notebooks with others like any other Google document!

IPython notebooks have cells.

These can either be Markdown cells or Code cells.

Both types of cells are ‘run’ by pressing

Here is a video from Colab quickly explaining some of its features.