[IPython-dev] datavis with ipython notebook

Chen-Shan Chin cschin at infoecho.net
Mon Feb 13 20:36:44 EST 2012

According this page, http://ipython.org/ipython-doc/stable/development/messaging.html
Most of the default channels are used by the kernel for particular purpose.  Are you suggesting to overload the shell sockets for extra communication? If so, I can look into how to do that.

On Feb 13, 2012, at 5:09 PM, Brian Granger wrote:

> I don't think you need to add an additional WebSocket channel for any
> purpose.  Of course your Javascript widgets are free to talk to *any*
> WebSocket server in the world, including a modified IPython notebook
> server.  But as long as you want to talk to your Python code in the
> backend, you should just use our existing channels.
> On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 4:03 PM, Chen-Shan Chin <cschin at infoecho.net> wrote:
>> Yes. It will nice to use the  ipython architecture for interactive
>> stuff.  Let's say if I create a javascript widget, and I want to send the
>> event to a user defined function/method, what is the best way to do that?
>> What I think is to have a auxiliary websocket-zmq bridge for this purpose.
>>  Does it make sense?

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