Module 1

Overview | Module 1

Welcome to Module 1 | Scientific Programming! We are super excited to have you in the course and look forward to working with you over the coming weeks.

This module focuses on providing the fundamental programming skills necessary to leverage the tools we will cover in subsequent modules of this course.

By the end of this module, you should:

  • Be able to hit the ground running with either R or Python in the next modules of the course.
  • Have a core grasp of scientific programming fundamentals to incorporate into your work in and outside this course.

More specifically, by the end of this module, you will have accomplished the following:

  • Used the command line to navigate your environment and launch scripts.
  • Written programming scripts to ingest and parse data.
  • Leveraged packages and libraries to perform programming tasks.
  • Built functions to repeat common tasks.
  • Used programming AI assistants.
  • Documented your code.
  • Created basic plots using programming languages.
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