A Jupyter kernel base class in Python which includes core magic functions (including help, command and file path completion, parallel and distributed processing, downloads, and much more).

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See Jupyter’s docs on wrapper kernels.

Additional magics can be installed within the new kernel package under a magics subpackage.


  • Basic set of line and cell magics for all kernels.
    • Python magic for accessing python interpreter.
    • Run kernels in parallel.
    • Shell magics.
    • Classroom management magics.
  • Tab completion for magics and file paths.
  • Help for magics using ? or Shift+Tab.
  • Plot magic for setting default plot behavior.

API Reference

Documentation for the functions included in Jupyter Kernel.


How to install Jupyter Kernel.


Other information about Jupyter Kernel.