Generating blog posts from Jupyter notebooks

Jan 01, 2017

Github pages based jekyll blog posts from jupyter notebooks

I’ve been looking for ways to incorporate Jupyter notebooks into this blog. This post explains a process that I’ve come to use in creating these blog posts.

This method allows inclusion of styled cell input and output, including graphs. Whe you have completed your iPython notebook (sample_notebook.ipynb in this case), run the following command in your terminal to convert your notebook file into markdown.

$ jupyter nbconvert sample_notebook.ipynb --to markdown

You can read more about converting Jupyter notebooks here. In your terminal you should see the following: