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When & Where
Mon, October 26, 2015 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Convening Room

This workshop will be a dive into programming in Python. We will cover types, functions, lists, loops, dictionaries, and conditionals. By the end, you will have some practice with Python and other resources to further your learning. This workshop expects a little previous exposure to Python -- please see the recommended links in the requirements if you are new to Python.



Please go through this tutorial.If you are new to Python, please skim through these links:

Required: You will need to download and install Python and a plaintext editor on your system. (Either Python 2 or 3 is ok)

Python installation:

  • If you are on a Mac, you already have Python. Try opening the Terminal application and see if "python" or "python3" take you to a command prompt with 3 brackets ">>>"
  • If you are on Windows, pleaseinstall Python here (I recommend Python 3.5, Windows x86 web-based installer)

Plaintext editor installation: Sublime Text is the recommended plaintext editor

Pleaseemail Kunalwith any installation issues

Training Host: 
D-lab Facilitator: 
Trinetta Chong
Participant Technology Requirement: 
Laptop required with Python and plaintext editor installed (see details above)