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#Welcome to the first Intro to Python short course offered by the CCBB

Thanks for joining us this week. We've never offered a 4-day intensive short course like this, but we're very excited to experiment with this format.

Below, you'll find the schedule of topics, with links to the pages for each topic. As we explore programming together, some topics may change in response to audience interests.

If, for some reason, you haven't please install the needed software

##Location: GDC 6.202 (South Tower of the Gates-Dell Complex)

Etherpad: For chat + questions

Time Topic Other Info
May 19, 1:30-2 Intro, expectations, goals and supplemental resources
May 19, 2-2:45 BASH and Git basics
May 19, 3:15-3:15 Python I: Variables, mathematics, types and Testing I Cheatsheet Day 1
May 19, 3:15-4:30 Python II: Control flow and recap Homework
May 20, 1:30-2 Recap of exercises Solutions, FAQ, Git push exercise
May 20, 2-3 Reading and parsing input I Code speed ups, Cheatsheet day 2
May 20, 3:15-4:30 Error handling, functions Homework, Basic solution, Solution in scripted form, Solution without hardcoding
May 21, 1:30-3 Pandas I: Data exploration, slicing and filtration Simple Excel, Complex Excel, Types cheatsheet, math cheatsheet
May 21, 3-4:15 Pandas II: Plotting Installing plots, Plot cheatsheet, large data matrix
May 21, 4:15-4:30 Brief discussion on scripting Homework, Plotting script
May 22, 1:30-2 Recap of exercises
May 22, 2-3 Regular Expressions Sequence file
May 22, 3-4:30 Grab Bag Example script

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