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Nitin Reddy
Nitin Reddy

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Getting started with Jupyter Notebooks

I love to explore around some technology over the weekend.
This time around I tried out Jupyter Notebooks using Python VS Code extension.

So things you need:-

To start off with, I tried to make some make REST API calls using Jupyter nb in VS code so I picked up Github Rest Apis.

The file extension for Jupyter notebook is .ipynb

Since some of the Github Apis doesn't require to have authentication to access the data, I selected Github users API.

Steps to get the API response

  1. In the first cell, import the requests module inside the notebook
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  2. Declare the constants for endpoint
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  3. Make an API call using "requests" module
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  4. Get back the response and access it via response.text
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You can see how I did this in the below example:-

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Hope you enjoyed this article. I will come up with new tech learning articles.

Thanks for reading this.

Happy learning!!

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