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First steps with Python In-Person / Online

This workshop is a first introduction to Python. It will ensure that participants are able to execute Python commands on their own laptops, then acquaint them with the basics of the language. We will focus on using Python for general computing and for automating tasks.

This workshops does not assume any prior knowledge of Python, but previous programming experience would be helpful.


  • Basic syntax
  • Types of objects such as lists and dictionaries
  • Defining variables and functions
  • Loops
  • String manipulation
  • File manipulation
  • Packages

Software Used: Google Collab (No installation required)

Monday, December 12, 2022
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Marx Classroom C27 (Main Level)
Science Hill
  Computer Programming     Faculty     Graduate Students     Marx Science and Social Science Library     Miscellaneous     StatLab  

Registration is required. There are 16 in-person seats available. There are 25 online seats available.

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