# Interactive development environments¶

When q runs it displays a console where you enter expressions and see them evaluated.

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This is all you need to follow the tutorials, and if you just want to learn a little about q, it is easiest to work in the console.

As you become more familiar with q, you may prefer to work in an interactive development environment.

## KX Developer¶

An interactive development environment for kdb+ produced and maintained by KX. Free for all use.

KX Analyst is the enterprise version of Developer.

## KX Dashboards¶

An interactive development environment for graphical displays from q scripts. Free for all use.

## Jupyter notebooks¶

JupyterQ, from KX, lets you run q inside a Jupyter notebook.

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