JupyterHub is a multiuser server for Jupyter notebooks. Min Ragan-Kelley and Carol Willing discuss exciting recent additions and future plans for the project, including the ability to share notebooks with students and collaborators.
With Release 0.7, JupyterHub has added the concept of services, which allows users to deploy new applications with JupyterHub. Services provide a foundation for adding functionality and customizing your deployment to your specific needs. Looking to the future, JupyterHub’s internal authentication implementation is moving to OAuth. Using OAuth as the default for internal authentication makes it easier to integrate and offer services that already support OAuth.
As researchers, educators, and industry professionals, you frequently collaborate with peers and publish data for others to use. Min and Carol share work to develop sharing tools for publishing and collaborating on notebooks and to enhance the distribution and collection of notebooks as educational or work assignments using tools like nbgrader.
Min Ragan-Kelley is a postdoctoral fellow at Simula Research Lab in Oslo, Norway. Min has been contributing to IPython and Jupyter since 2006 (full-time since 2013). His areas of focus include the underlying infrastructure of Jupyter and deployment tools and services, such as JupyterHub and nbviewer.
Carol Willing is a director of the Python Software Foundation, a Jupyter Steering Council member, and a geek in residence at FabLab San Diego, where she teaches wearable electronics and software development. She co-organizes PyLadies San Diego and San Diego Python, contributes to open source community projects, including OpenHatch, and is an active member of the MIT Enterprise Forum in San Diego. She enjoys sharing her passion for electronics, software, problem solving and the arts. Previously, Carol worked in software engineering management, product and project management, sales, and nonprofit organizations. She holds an MS in management with an emphasis on applied economics and high tech marketing from MIT and a BSE in electrical engineering from Duke University.
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