Nextjournal 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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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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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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Nextjournal VS Code
License Proprietary Open Source
Ease of setup Fully managed Local
Native integrations Secrets, buckets No
Collaboration Real-time Using git
Versioning Native Using git, has pretty diffing
Reproducibility Environment Problematic
Notebooks as products Articles No