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Software Carpentry Workshop

January 9-10, 2018
8:30 am - 4:30 pm, both days
Price Computing Center Auditorium

Software Carpentry teaches fundamental skills that can increase your productivity and improve the quality and reproducibility of your research projects. In this two-day hands-on workshop, you will learn how to automate tasks using the Unix shell, how to track and share your work using version control, and how to write software in Python that is readable, reusable, and reliable.

Topics covered:

  • The Unix Shell
  • Version Control with Git
  • Programming with Python

More details about the topics covered and a detailed schedule can be found on the workshop's Github page.

Registration is full; the waitlist is open.

You will be charged a refundable $40 deposit at registration. This fee will be fully refunded to you when you attend the workshop. If you do not attend the workshop and do not cancel at least 24 hours prior to the workshop start time, you will not be eligible for the refund. Cancel your reservation through your Eventbrite confirmation.

Waitlist for Software Carpentry

Who should attend?

This workshop is aimed at faculty, staff, and students across disciplines who want to learn how to automate repetitive tasks, approach coding in a systematic way, and document the evolution of their work through version control measures. No prior experience with the workshop topics is expected or required.

Why should I attend?

You will learn to use tools and practice skills that can improve your efficiency and the transparency and reliability of your research results. Software Carpentry estimates that these skills can save half a day to one day a week over your career (source: http://software-carpentry.org/workshops/pitch/).

Instructors

Cort Buffington, Executive Director, KanREN
Boryana Koseva, K-INBRE Bioinformatics Specialist, University of Kansas


Sponsored by the Great Plains Network, KU Libraries, K-INBRE, and KU Information Technology


Contact

Jamene Brooks-Kieffer
Data Services Librarian
jamenebk@ku.edu
785-864-5238
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