Jupyter 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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Logo of Jupyter

Project Jupyter exists to develop open-source software, open-standards, and services for interactive computing across dozens of programming languages. There's a number of vendors offering Jupyter notebooks as a managed service.

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VS Code

Logo of VS Code

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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Jupyter VS Code
License Open Source Open Source
Ease of setup Local (easy) or on a server (hard) Local
Native integrations N/A No
Collaboration Using git Using git
Versioning Using git Using git, has pretty diffing
Reproducibility Problematic Problematic
Notebooks as products Plugins & python packages No