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Exploratory programming with IPython

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So, IPython rocks. But what if you want to use it deep inside a program to do a bit of exploratory programming with access to the full program state etc.? Just stick these two lines of code into the place you want to start off from:

from IPython.Shell import IPShellEmbed
IPShellEmbed([])()

More info on IPShellEmbed here.

I just discovered this, and it is unbelievably useful in some situations!

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