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Software Carpentry Workshop - University of Alberta


Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 16:00 MDT to Friday, April 29, 2016 - 23:00 MDT


WestGrid is hosting a Software Carpentry at the University of Alberta that will focus on text manipulation. Graduate students and other researchers from any disciplinary background are welcome. No previous knowledge of the tools that will be presented at the workshop is needed.

Software Carpentry's mission is to help scientists and engineers get more research done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic lab skills for scientific computing.

For more information on what is taught and why, please see the paper "Best Practices for Scientific Computing".

When: Thursday, April 28 @ 9:00 am to Friday, April 29 @ 4:00 pm

Where: Business B-24, University of Alberta

Requirements: Participants must bring a laptop with the software packages LISTED HERE installed prior to the workshop. Participants must also abide by Software Carpentry's Code of Conduct.

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Contact: Please email John Simpson - for more information.