ACENET: Programming Basics & Applications for Humanities & Social Science

Thu, Nov 5, 2020 9:00am - Thu, Dec 3, 2020 1:00pm

Status: Completed

Introductory workshop for researchers/students who are interested in programming basics for Humanities and Social Sciences applications.

No prior experience with programming is required. Applications will include web scraping, survey field restriction, websites and text analysis.

Introduction to Unix Shell and Linux*

Websites and versioning with Git*

Regular Expressions

Python for Humanities*

Web Scraping with Python

*Workshop is entirely or partially based on Software-Carpentry (SWC) materials.

Participants are strongly encouraged to attend all five as later sessions build on previous material. You need to have a laptop with a Mac, Linux or Windows operating system (not a tablet, Chromebook, etc) on which you have administrative privileges, as you will need to pre-load specific software packages. 

This workshop will take place on:

Thursday, November 5th - 9:00am - 1:00pm (Atlantic Time)

Thursday, November 12th - 9:00am - 1:00pm (Atlantic Time)

Thursday, November 19th - 9:00am - 1:00pm (Atlantic Time)

Thursday, November 26th - 9:00am - 1:00pm (Atlantic Time)

Thursday, December 3rd - 9:00am - 1:00pm (Atlantic Time)

Please see this link for Detailed Information.

Participants must register using their institutional / organizational email address (not a personal email, ie. gmail).