[IPython-dev] Easy Installation

Carl Smith carl.input at gmail.com
Sun Jun 10 21:34:18 EDT 2012

> Oh believe me, if you google around I'm on record multiple times
> saying some rather colorful things about MS tools, to the point of
> having had to apologize to MS users on one of the IPython lists a few
> years ago :)

Tehe ~ bless 'em.

> But the Azure process really was pretty amazing.  Keep in mind that I
> did *everything* from a linux box, I spun up a remote linux box, SSH'd
> in, configured the whole setup using linux tools, etc.  The azure
> document:
> https://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/develop/python/tutorials/ipython-notebook/
> was written as Markdown and we collaborated with MS over a shared
> github repo, and then the video was recorded on my linux laptop using
> gtk-recordmydesktop:
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljrSOkMs7DQ
> If you watched the MS web conference on Thursday where they 'rebooted'
> Azure to the world, you'd see a MS VP doing demos from a Mac, doing
> everything at the terminal and editing files in vi, and highlighting
> how with one command you could create a website that was
> pre-configured as a git repo so you could push to it.  My jaw pretty
> much dropped to the floor.

Wow!?! That's literally incredible. I'm gonna have a look for myself.

Thanks again people, you're awesome.

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