[IPython-dev] IPython Notebook 2.0 and websockets

Jason Grout jason-sage at creativetrax.com
Tue Apr 8 10:35:55 EDT 2014

On 4/8/14, 2:59, Clare Sloggett wrote:
> Hi all,
> Reading through the IPython Notebook 2.0 "what's new", I saw that there
> are changes in the way notebooks are addressed. Can anyone tell me if
> this means that 2.0 no longer uses websockets?

it still uses websockets.

> I and a couple of people I know had issues occasionally because we
> unfortunately had to go through a proxy that would not correctly handle
> websockets. If this isn't a requirement anymore that would be good to know.

If you can use https (for example, you could use stunnel or haproxy to 
terminate the ssl connection and pass off the unencrypted stream to the 
ipython notebook), that will avoid proxy problems with websockets.


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