[IPython-dev] notebook friendly blogging sites

Abhishek Pratap abhishek.vit at gmail.com
Tue Apr 22 15:51:33 EDT 2014

Thanks Aron. I was also looking at using github.io for hosting my
blog/notebooks but not sure which templating engine I should be using.
Certainly dont want to invest any significant time in learning a new


On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 12:23 PM, Aron Ahmadia <aron at ahmadia.net> wrote:
> Hi Abhishek,
> While I was visiting Continuum, I wrote several IPython Notebook/blogs
> that we hosted on Wakari.  Here's an example
> https://www.wakari.io/nb/aron/Accelerating_Python_Libraries_with_Numba___Part_1
> I think Wakari would be your quickest route to getting started
> blogging with the IPython Notebook.  You can author and share public
> notebooks for free.  The nice thing about Wakari notebooks is that
> they are executable.
> I think a lot of the other IPython bloggers are using custom setups
> and hosting their own.  Here's Jake Vanderplas's post about migrating
> to the Pelican templating engine (he's hosting on GitHub):
> https://jakevdp.github.io/blog/2013/05/07/migrating-from-octopress-to-pelican/
> You can also just upload a notebook to GitHub or similar and use
> nbconvert to render them.  That's how Software Carpentry hosts their
> "live" lessons:
> http://nbviewer.ipython.org/github/swcarpentry/bc/blob/master/novice/python/01-numpy.ipynb
>  The notebooks can be converted to HTML before uploading as well:
> http://software-carpentry.org/v5/novice/python/01-numpy.html  This
> method is probably the most popular, as you can upload the notebooks
> as well.
> Be sure to submit a link to the IPython subreddit when you blog:
> http://www.reddit.com/r/ipython
> Good luck!
> -Aron
> On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 3:11 PM, Abhishek Pratap <abhishek.vit at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hey Guys
>> Looking for blogging sites where I can easily integrate ipython
>> notebooks and may be actually write the whole blog within the
>> notebook.
>> Any recommendations ?
>> Thanks!
>> -Abhi
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