Software Skills Bootcamp Short Course for Grad Students and Postdocs
A Computer Programming and Software Skills Bootcamp Short Course for grad students and postdocs who are familiar with basic programming concepts (like loops, conditionals, arrays, and functions) but need help to translate this knowledge into practical tools to help them work more productively.
When & Where:
March 7-8, 2013,at the Brown Science & Engineering Library Electronic Classroom in Clark Hall, Room 133 (#10 on Map), 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day.
Taught by Software Carpentry Software Carpentry is a volunteer organization supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the Mozilla Foundation. Their mission is to help researchers be more productive by teaching them basic computing skills. They run boot camps at dozens of sites around the world, and also provide open access material online for self-paced instruction.
Participants with laptops should bring them with a few specific software packages installed. (The list will be sent to participants a week before the boot camp.)
The syllabus for this short course will include:
· 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
For more information on course: firstname.lastname@example.org. For logistical questions: email@example.com
Registration is Required:
Seating is limited to 50 registrants. Registrations received over 50 will be waitlisted.