Opinionated first impression of Observable notebooks

Posted on February 19, 2018

Last week, I spent some time using Observable, which is notebook-style javascript, which my friend (and former colleague) introduced me to. The founder of Observable, Mike Bostock, is also known for creating d3.js. This is a collection of first reactions and annotations to my internal commentary as I was working with it for the first time, not a value judgement on the product itself (I haven’t spent enough time with it to feel comfortable doing that). Disclaimers: Because I believeRead More