VS Code 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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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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Mode Notebooks

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

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VS Code Mode Notebooks
License Open Source Proprietary
Ease of setup Local Fully managed
Native integrations No Many
Collaboration Using git Asynchronous
Versioning Using git, has pretty diffing Only on queries
Reproducibility Problematic Environment
Notebooks as products No Shared reports