Changes in Jupyter console

A summary of changes in Jupyter console releases.

5.1

  • New ZMQTerminalInteractiveShell.true_color config option to use 24-bit colour.
  • New ZMQTerminalInteractiveShell.confirm_exit config option to turn off asking ‘are you sure’ on exit.
  • New --simple-prompt flag to explicitly use the fallback mode without prompt_toolkit.
  • Fixed executing an empty input.
  • Fixed formatting for code and outputs from other frontends executing code.
  • Avoid using functions which will be removed in IPython 6.

5.0

5.0.0

Interactive Shell architecture

  • disinherit shell class from IPython Interactive Shell #68 This separates jupyter_console’s ZMQTerminalInteractiveShell from IPython’s TerminalInteractiveShell and InteractiveShell classes.
  • update SIGINT handler to not use the old interactive API shell #80

Image Handling improvement

  • use PIL as default image handler #79
  • better indication of whether image data was handled #77

Prompts improvement

  • use prompt_toolkit 1.0 #74
  • don’t use prompt_manager #75
  • remove colors_force flag that have no effects: #88

4.1

4.1.1

  • fix for readline history
  • don’t confuse sys.path with virtualenvs

4.1.0

  • readline/completion fixes
  • use is_complete messages to determine if input is complete (important for non-Python kernels)
  • fix: 4.0 was looking for jupyter_console_config in IPython config directories, not Jupyter

4.0

4.0.3

  • fix jupyter console --generate-config

4.0.2

  • setuptools fixes for Windows

4.0.0

First release as a standalone package.