Hex vs. VS Code

The comparison of the two data science notebooks. Both of them are great tools!

The table below summarizes some of the main differences.

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Hex

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The Data Workspace for Teams. Work with data in collaborative SQL and Python notebooks. Share as interactive data apps that anyone can use.

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VS Code

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Visual Studio Code is a lightweight but powerful source code editor. It supports working with Jupyter Notebooks natively, as well as through Python code files.

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Hex VS Code
License Proprietary Open Source
Ease of setup Fully managed Local
Native integrations Data stores No
Collaboration Real-time Using git
Versioning Native Using git, has pretty diffing
Reproducibility Environment Problematic
Notebooks as products Interactive applications No