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Manchester Software Carpentry Boot Camp

Software Carpentry

Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 9:00 AM - Friday, April 19, 2013 at 4:30 PM (CEST)

Manchester Software Carpentry Boot Camp

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This boot camp is an example-driven two-day workshop on basic computing skills. Short tutorials alternate with hands-on practical exercises, and participants are encouraged both to help one another, and to try applying what they have learned to their own research problems during and between sessions. Participants should bring their own laptops to work on.

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We will cover the following topics, with a half-day spent on each topic:

  • using the shell to do more in less time
  • using version control to manage and share information
  • basic Python programming
  • how (and how much) to test programs
  • documentation and debugging
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When & Where

University of Manchester

Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 9:00 AM - Friday, April 19, 2013 at 4:30 PM (CEST)

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Software Carpentry

Software Carpentry teaches researchers in science, engineering, and medicine the skills and tools they need to use and build software more productively. We have over a hundred volunteer instructors in a dozen countries and all of our lesson materials are freely available under a Creative Commons license. Software Carpentry is part of Mozilla Science Lab.

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