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Evaluate Vega transforms using Ibis expressions

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Python evaluation of Vega transforms using Ibis expressions.

For inspiration, see

Getting started

pip install ibis-vega-transform
jupyter labextension install \
    ibis-vega-transform \
    jupyterlab-server-proxy-saulshanabrook # optional, if you want to see icon in JL to launch tracing GUI

Then in a notebook, import the Python package and pass in an ibis expression to a Altair chart:

import altair as alt
import ibis_vega_transform
import ibis
import pandas as pd

source = pd.DataFrame({
    'a': ['A', 'B', 'C', 'D', 'E', 'F', 'G', 'H', 'I'],
    'b': [28, 55, 43, 91, 81, 53, 19, 87, 52]

connection = ibis.pandas.connect({'source': source })
table = connection.table('source')


Check out the notebooks in the ./examples/ directory to see some options using interactive charts and the OmniSci backend.

You can also create dashboards with this with Phoila.

pip install git+ "notebook<6.0"
phoila install ibis-vega-transform
phoila "examples/Charting Example.ipynb"


To install from source, run the following in a terminal:

git clone

cd ibis-vega-transform
conda env create -f binder/environment.yml
conda activate ibis-vega-transform

pip install -e .[dev]
jupyter labextension install . --no-build

jupyter lab --watch
jlpm run build:watch

To format all the files:

black ibis_vega_transform
jlpm run prettier


You can create dashboards from notebooks by using Phoila:

# Need his PR
pip install git+ "notebook<6.0"
phoila install .
phoila "examples/Charting Example.ipynb"


We are using jupyter-jaeger to trace each interaction for benchmarking.


First create a test environment:

conda create -n tmp -c conda-forge nodejs pip wheel twine
conda activate tmp

Then bump the Python version in and upload a test version:

rm -rf dist/
python sdist bdist_wheel
twine upload --repository-url dist/*

Install the test version in your new environment:

pip install --index-url --extra-index-url ibis-vega-transform

Now bump the version for the Javascript package in package.json. The run a build, create a tarball, and install it as a JupyterLab extension:

yarn run build
yarn pack --filename out.tgz
jupyter labextension install out.tgz

Now open JupyterLab and run through all the notebooks in examples to make sure they still render correctly.

Now you can publish the Python package:

twine upload dist/*

And publish the node package:

npm publish out.tgz

And add a git tag for the release and push:

git tag <new version>
git push
git push --tags

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