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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 Developer

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.

Third-party IDEs