Good Practices for Research with Python

SURF Utrecht, Utrecht (NL)

Oct 1-2, 2019

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Instructors: (to be confirmed)

Helpers: (to be confirmed)

Registration price for all participants (2 days): 125 Euros

General Information

The simplicity and programmability features of Python have turned this programming language into a very handy tool for everyday research. Therefore, this workshop has a main focus on providing an all-in-one starter package to develop you own research project from scratch using Python.

During these two days you will get an overview of the use of Python from the basics, which will be coupled with hands-on exercises to get you to started with its use. At the same time, you will learn good practices that will help you to start your Open Source Software project.

Moreover, you will get some specific insight on how to use Jupyter notebooks for research. The use of these tools will be illustrated using the example of 3D data visualization, for which you will use a remote connection to the facilities at SURFsara.

Who: The course is aimed at graduate students and other researchers, as well as anybody who would like to learn the basics for the development of open-source software and cloud-based services.

Where: SURF Utrecht. Kantoren Hoog Overborch (Hoog Catharijne), Moreelsepark 48, 3511 EP Utrecht. Room 3.5. Get directions with OpenStreetMap or Google Maps.

When: Oct 1-2, 2019. Add to your Google Calendar.

Requirements: Participants must bring a laptop with a Mac, Linux, or Windows operating system (not a tablet, Chromebook, etc.) that they have administrative privileges on. They should have a few specific software packages installed (listed below). You don't need to have any previous knowledge of the tools that will be presented at the workshop.

Contact: Please email carlos.teijeiro@surfsara or for more information.

Contents of the course

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