[IPython-dev] Notebook: File Browser

Matthias BUSSONNIER bussonniermatthias at gmail.com
Wed Jul 10 02:48:17 EDT 2013

Le 10 juil. 2013 à 06:08, Brian Granger a écrit :

> The biggest change we have in the works is that the URLs for notebooks
> will start to use paths and notebook names like this:
> /notebook/path/to/my/notebook.ipynb
> This will make it trivial to write the type of code you are talking
> about.  But I think we will probably still have an actual GUI in the
> dashboard for navigation.  We will be talking about this stuff at the
> dev meeting in two weeks.

I disagree

If I'm on my laptop, 
the server on rackspaces 
and the kernels on amazon. 
The magic don't make sense.

(same if the 3 are on the same machine, but it's more difficult to see if you don't know the internal)


> Cheers,
> Brian
> On Tue, Jul 9, 2013 at 9:02 PM, Carl Smith <carl.input at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I noticed that there's still plans to add a GUI file browser to the
>> dashboard. Can I just ask why we can't have a magic to open a
>> notebook? The Notebook already handles every file operation, except
>> opening notebooks, so what does adding a GUI file browser buy anyone?
>> especially if there's some kind of shell or single cell interface in
>> the dashboard.
>> It'd be nice if I could call `ls` in the Notebook and have the output
>> clickable, so each file would be a link. Clicking a directory would cd
>> to it, clicking a notebook would open it, clicking an image would
>> render it... something like that. That way user could still click
>> their way around the file system, just hitting links instead of icons,
>> and adding icons is easy in a browser, but probably going a bit too
>> far.
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