# ask-community

Rahul Dave

01/26/2023, 2:25 AM
I am looking at the code in to understand the ops/job and the assets approach, and it is not clear to me if i can mix them, with the exception of defining Assets in a downstream notebook for the output of a op from a previous notebook


01/26/2023, 4:00 PM
Hi Rahul - the most common way to mix them is with graph-backed assets:

Rahul Dave

01/26/2023, 9:51 PM
Thank you! Going to go try this now. While the if statement for selective materialization seems weird (but makes sense because the contexts are different), I suspect i can structure the notebooks so as to have them in the "pipeline" python file instead!