Scripting with Python

YCRC Bootcamp - Scripting with Python is a two hour introductory course on Python, a modern, interpreted scripting language that is easy to learn, and allows you to quickly automate tasks.    

The course will cover:

  • Basic Python syntax and data types
  • Basic tasks like reading and writing files
  • Using Python modules for additional functionality
  • Walk-through examples of useful Python scripting for HPC
  • Anaconda python and the Jupyter notebook
  • Using pandas and numpy for data analysis

This is not a hands on course.

The course will be taught by YCRC members Steve Weston, HPC Support Specialist, and Rob Bjornson Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist.

Upcoming Sessions:

Course material:

       The presentation and supporting examples are in a github repository here:  You can either clone the repo or download it as a zip file from that page.