Among things like writing essays and conversations, ChatGPT can be a pretty useful tool also for other things such as writing code and interpreting it. But how can we make the best use of this powerful tool? How to use ChatGPT code interpreter to our advantage?
Despite the presence of other chatbots such as Google Bard and Bing, ChatGPT still remains pretty popular among AI chatbots, despite some tech issues here and there such as ChatGPT stops writing mid-sentence.
It would be pretty nifty to be able to use a tool to debug and interpret our code, as to also learn how to improve it. Let's look then at how to use ChatGPT code interpreter.
How to use ChatGPT code interpreter
Recently released, the Code Interpreter Plugin allows ChatGPT to be much more adept at looking at code, thus simplifying complex tasks for many users.
All ChatGPT Plus subscribers can now use the ChatGPT code interpreter. On the other hand, standard users need to sign up for the waiting list to use the ChatGPT code interpreter.
If you are a ChatGPT Plus user, here is how to use the ChatGPT code interpreter:
- First, enable ChatGPT Plugins by going to Settings > Beta features
- Once you enable it, hover over GPT-4 and select Plugins [Beta]
- Click "No plugins available" and go to "Plugin store"
- Select the "All plugins" tab and locate and install Code Interpreter.
Please be aware that the code interpreter plugin is currently not accessible to all users. Therefore, if you do not see it among your available plugins, don't worry. Rest assured, it will become available to you once it has undergone thorough testing and validation.
What is ChatGPT code interpreter?
The ChatGPT code interpreter is a plugin for the AI chatbot, which enables it to handle and process data, along with performing various new functions. Basically, by using the plugin, ChatGPT can generate and execute code in natural language, independently.
The Code Interpreter Plugin is shaping up to be an especially versatile tool, capable of handling complex mathematical equations, both qualitative and quantitative. In addition, it also equips ChatGPT with numerous new functions such as data download and upload, data analysis, and visualization using graphs and maps. The plugin can even convert files between different formats.
With testing being underway, early adopters have observed that the features seem to work pretty efficiently. For example, a GIF was created and rendered, through the plugin, producing results within seconds. Another user asked for an MP4 video to be converted to a GIF, again with the outcome being produced efficiently and within a short time frame.
Even more, the Code Interpreter Plugin can analyze the user's music taste by looking at their Spotify playlists. Plus, it can automatically compress large images when memory is running low. Users can even prompt ChatGPT to extract colours from images, thus generating colour palettes in PNG format.
How to write code with ChatGPT
If you're curious about writing code by using ChatGPT, there are a few tips that may come in handy. For example, the AI is definitely capable of writing and delivering usable code, as long as it is not asked to perform specifically complex tasks.
For example, you can ask it to develop a specific routine for your program, but if you ask it to deliver a whole program - for example, one made to render 3D images - it will probably fail to deliver something that works. But if you ask for something more detailed, that should work.
So, the most efficient way to look at it is by asking it to write examples, explore libraries and learn how to improve your programming. As of now, using it to learn to program will probably not work, but perhaps with the new plugin, things will change.