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Introduction to Python

October 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This workshop will provide an introduction to one of the most popular languages used for scientific applications today—Python 3. We will start with a basic overview of the environment and the tools needed to develop Python 3 programs. Then we will quickly begin to learn the fundamentals of the programming language.

The session will be presented using Jupyter, a system commonly used in scientific communities to provide transparent and reproducible results. Workshop participants will learn how to read data files, clean data, and visualize results.

Previous coding experience is not required. We recommend bringing fully charged laptops with Jupyter or at least Python 3 already installed. Laptops will be available for attendees who need to borrow one. This introductory workshop is presented in collaboration with UMaine’s Advanced Computing Group. If you would prefer to attend online instead, please contact

About the Presenter
Mark Royer is a Ph.D. Candidate of Computer Science in the School of Computing and Information Science at the University of Maine with several years of experience teaching students various programming languages.


October 8, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Fogler Library Classroom 1
Orono, ME United States