Event date
Thursday, September 17, 2020
Event time
10:00am to 1:00pm
Remote (Zoom information forthcoming)

Overview
This four-part, interactive workshop series is your complete introduction to programming Python for people with little or no previous programming experience. By the end of the series, you will be able to apply your knowledge of basic principles of programming and data manipulation to a real-world social science application.
Part 1 Topics:

Running Python
Jupyter notebooks
Variables assignment
Types conversion
Strings
Built-ins

Part 2 Topics:

Lists
Loops
Conditionals
Functions
Scope

Part 3 Topics:

Dictionaries
Files
Libraries
Errors
Comprehensions

Part 4 Topics: We will applying the skills learned during previous sessions to a real world social science example.
Knowledge requirements: Programming Fundamentals or equivalent prior knowledge
Technology requirements: 

Laptop required. 
WindowsWindows machines please download and go through the installer for GitBash. Then download Anaconda. Click the download for Python 3.6. Run the installer.
Mac Mac machines please download Anaconda. Click the download for Python 3.6 and the Graphical Installer. Run the installer.
Please also download the Github repository with the materials for this workshop. Click here, click on the green button labeled "Clone or download", and select "Download ZIP." Then unzip the downloaded file and place the folder on your desktop.