Observable vs. Mode Notebooks

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 Observable

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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Mode Notebooks

Logo of Mode Notebooks

Native R & Python Notebooks. From SQL, explore your analysis using R or Python Notebooks.

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Observable Mode Notebooks
License Proprietary Proprietary
Ease of setup In the browser Fully managed
Native integrations No Many
Collaboration Asynchronous Asynchronous
Versioning No Only on queries
Reproducibility Environment, reactivity Environment
Notebooks as products Interactive applications Shared reports