This is a beginner level series that is hands-on, covering the fundamentals of Unix Shell, Version Control with Git and Python. This including data types, conditional statements, loops and functions, as well as program design, version control, data management, and task automation. Participants will be encouraged to help one another and to apply what they have learned to their own research problems. The goal is to teach the practical knowledge needed to start programming, debugging and using Python in everyday tasks.
You do not need to have any previous knowledge of the tools that will be presented at the workshop.
You do need to have a laptop with a Mac, Linux or Windows operating system (not a tablet, Chromebook, etc) on which you have administrative privileges, as you will need to pre-load specific software packages.
This workshop will take place on:
Tuesday, September 27th, 12:00-3:30pm (Atlantic)
Thursday, September 29th, 12:00-3:30pm
Thursday, October 4th, 12:00-3:30pm
Thursday, October 6th, 12:00-3:30pm
Joining instructions will be provided prior to the first session.
Participants must register using their institutional / organizational email address (not a personal email, ie. gmail)
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