What is the purpose/role of installing fastbook

I tried searching but couldn’t find a relevant thread that explains “why we need to install fastbook” Can someone explain its (fastbook’s) role/purpose?

If installing fastbook will enable us to access the fastai github/notebooks in google colab then we can access fastai github notebooks from the following page directly in google colab
Using Colab | Practical Deep Learning for Coders under the section “Opening a chapter of the book”.

My understanding could be way off. Apologize for that.

Thanks & Regards,


The book (and course) uses specific helper functions which are included in the fastbook library.

fastai itself can be installed normally if you are not following the book or the course

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I am following the course, hence, I will have to install the fastbook library. Thank you for helping me.

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