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STS: Python

Wednesday, July 29 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Attending STS Sessions Online

All Software Training for Students workshops sessions are currently being delivered virtually via Blackboard Collaborate Ultra and can be accessed from within the STS Canvas course.

Blackboard recommends using Google Chrome as your web browser when accessing Collaborate Ultra.

To attend the workshops, do the following:

  1. Enroll in the STS Canvas Course (if you are not already enrolled)
  2. After enrolling, click the link to our BB Collaborate Ultra page
  3. Find the name of the workshop you'd like to attend and click the Join Session button.
  4. Recommended: Download the Class Files before attending your scheduled workshop.

Python is a powerful, cross-platform, easy-to-use programming language. The use of high-level syntax and typeless data makes it especially beginner-friendly and its interpreter makes troubleshooting and debugging a breeze. This class offers an introduction to Python that will help you get working more efficiently in no time.

Topics include:

  • The Python interpreter
  • Data types
  • Functions
  • Calculations in Python
  • Control flow
  • Data structures
  • Standard library


Workshop Manual and Class Files:

Training Manual

Class Files

Note: these files are available through the STS Canvas course. If you are not enrolled, click here to enroll


Audience:

Anyone interested in learning the basics of coding using Python


Prerequisites:

Basic computing skills


Note: Software Training for Students services are only available to currently registered undergraduate or graduate students of UW-Madison. Faculty, staff and former students are not eligible to attend our training workshops or consultations.

Details

Date:
Wednesday, July 29
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Audience
Students
Primary Trainer
Karthik Thatipalli
Assistant
Vinayak Malik
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