[IPython-dev] Replacing PopUp?

Adam Hughes hughesadam87 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 21 20:21:27 EST 2015

Thanks Brian.  Turns out the Popup, while imported, was not even used by
our program.  The new notebook looks awesome by the way.

On Wed, Jan 21, 2015 at 5:19 PM, Brian Granger <ellisonbg at gmail.com> wrote:

> Adam,
> We apologize for all of the instability. We consider the IPython widgets
> to be research grade code for now and there will continue to be API and
> architecture changes for a few releases to come. For 3.0 we have added a
> warning upon import that clarifies this aspect of widgets.
> Moving forward, there will eventually be something that provides
> popup-like capabilities for widgets, but it was causing a lots of problems
> and the implementation had usability/UI problems for users. But, you should
> be able to take the popup widget out of ipython 2.0 and get it working with
> 3.0 when it comes out as a third party widget.
> Cheers,
> Brian
> On Wed, Jan 21, 2015 at 2:07 PM, Adam Hughes <hughesadam87 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> We have a widget GUI that was previously using Popup, and I noticed it's
>> been deleted from dev.  We're kind of stuck now in a weird point between
>> 2.x and master, and it seems like everytime we update ipython, a new widget
>> component is changed.  So my question is, can we still get Popup behavior
>> in our widgets?  IE can I go through the code and make a simple fix to
>> retain the old functionality of the Popups?  And secondly, are there a lot
>> more major changes to the widget system planned?   If so, we'll probably
>> bundle our working version if IPython rather than try to maintain
>> compatibility until the official 3.x release.
>> Thanks
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