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Python 101: Foundational Programming Principles

Python 101: Foundational Programming Principles

This hands-on workshop for novices will cover basic programming skills in Python.

The workshop is open to anyone. You do not need any experience to participate but you will need access to a Windows, Mac or Linux computer. The curriculum is based on episodes 1-4 of the Software Carpentry Programming with Python lesson.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify key characteristics and advantages of object-oriented programming
  • Practice navigating and utilizing the Jupyter Labs interface
  • Use functions and assignment to create and manipulate common object types, including numbers, strings, arrays and lists in Python
  • Perform simple statistical summaries and visualization on data arrays in Python

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please email library-event-accessibility-g@vt.edu at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Date:
Wednesday, October 12, 2022
Time:
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Torgersen 3310 Classroom
Campus:
Blacksburg Campus
Audience:
    Alumni       Beginners       Faculty/Staff       Graduate Students       Public       Undergraduates  
Categories:
    Workshop > Data Science       Workshop  

Registration is required. There are 9 in-person seats available. There are no online seats available but a waiting list is available.

Event Contact

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Nathaniel Porter

Social Science Data Consultant and Data Education Coordinator