Nextjournal vs. Observable

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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Nextjournal

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Runs anything you can put into a Docker container. Improve your workflow with polyglot notebooks, automatic versioning and real-time collaboration. Save time and money with on-demand provisioning, including GPU support.

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Observable

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Make sense of the world with data, together. Explore, visualize, and analyze data. Collaborate with the community. Learn and be inspired. Share insights with the world.

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Nextjournal Observable
License Proprietary Proprietary
Ease of setup Fully managed In the browser
Native integrations Secrets, buckets No
Collaboration Real-time Asynchronous
Versioning Native No
Reproducibility Environment Environment, reactivity
Notebooks as products Articles Interactive applications