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The official Jupyter Conference
August 22-23, 2017: Training
August 23-25, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Jason Grout

Jason Grout
Software Developer, Bloomberg

Jason Grout is a Jupyter developer at Bloomberg, working primarily on JupyterLab and the interactive widget system. Previously, Jason was an assistant professor of mathematics at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Jason co-organizes the PyDataNYC Meetup. He has also been a major contributor to the open source Sage mathematical software system for many years. He holds a PhD in mathematics from Brigham Young University.


9:00am–12:30pm Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Jupyter subprojects
Location: Concourse B Level: Beginner
Sylvain Corlay (QuantStack), Jason Grout (Bloomberg)
Average rating: ****.
(4.80, 5 ratings)
Jupyter widgets allow you to build user interfaces with graphical controls inside a Jupyter notebook and provide a framework for building custom controls. Sylvain Corlay and Jason Grout demonstrate how to use Jupyter widgets effectively for interactive computing, explore the ecosystem of custom controls, and walk you through building your own control. Read more.
1:30pm–5:00pm Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Core architecture
Location: Concourse A Level: Beginner
Steven Silvester (Anaconda Powered by Continuum Analytics), Jason Grout (Bloomberg)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
Steven Silvester and Jason Grout lead a walkthrough of JupyterLab as a user and as an extension author, explore its capabilities, and offer a demonstration of how to create a simple extension to the environment. Read more.