Starboard Alternatives

    Starboard is described as 'brings cell-by-cell notebooks to the browser, no code is running on the backend! It's probably the quickest way to visualize some data with interactivity, do some prototyping, or build a rudimentary dashboard. Features'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Starboard for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Linux, Mac, Windows and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Jupyter, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Starboard are IPython (Free, Open Source), Observable Notebooks (Free), Beaker (Free, Open Source) and Eve (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 5, 2020

    1. The Jupyter Notebook is a web application that allows you to create and share documents that contain live code, equations, visualizations and explanatory text.
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      IPython is an interactive shell for the Python programming language that offers enhanced introspection, additional shell syntax, syntax highlighting, tab completion and rich history. It is a component of the SciPy package.
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    2. Observable is a better way to code. Discover insights faster and communicate more effectively with interactive notebooks for data analysis, visualization, and exploration.
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      The Beaker Notebook is a new open source tool for research and data science. It's advanced UI allows you to focus on your data and your science, instead of getting frustrated by your tool. We designed it to be polyglot from the ground up.
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      Eve is a programming language and IDE that focuses on the human programmer rather than the machine. It uses a unique, document approach where programs look like documents with embedded code.

      Discontinued

      Latest commit on Mar 20, 2018; See https://github.com/witheve/eve



    3. µCalc (mucalc) is a multi-user math web app. The math syntax is parsed in the browser by math.js. A node.js backend with socket.io is used for synchronization of sheets between multiple users.

      Discontinued

      Project stopped. The source code is archived here: https://github.com/antoineMoPa/mucalc.com

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      • FreeOpen Source
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      Kajero is designed to make it really easy for anyone to create good-looking, responsive, interactive documents. Somewhat like Jupyter / iPython notebooks, but for JavaScript!
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      Iodide is a notebook programming environment for the web. Users can make use of JavaScript, Markdown, CSS and external resources to communicate ideas comfortably and efficiently through a minimalist notebook interface.
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      Carbide is a new kind of programming environment that uses a notebook format with live coding features to facilitate development and debugging.
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    4. Cantor is a front-end to powerful mathematics and statistics packages. Cantor integrates them into the KDE Platform and provides a nice, worksheet-based, graphical user interface. It supports environments for KAlgebra, Lua, Maxima, R, Sage, Octave, Python, Scilab, and Qalculate!
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