Introductory Programming Workshop - Unix, Python Git

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 09:30 to Wed, 27/09/2017 - 16:30

This live coding workshop will provide researchers and research students with an introduction to programming. You will learn how to:

  • Navigate and work with files and directories (folders).
  • Combine data and tools to build a processing workflow.
  • Automate repetitive analysis using the command line.
  • Import powerful libraries that support numerical analysis (NumPy) and visualisation (Matplotlib)
  • Blend code, output and documentation with Jupyter notebook
  • Keep versions of data, scripts, and other files
  • Restore earlier versions of files
  • Compare changes between versions of a file
  • Push your versioned files to a remote location, for backup and to facilitate collaboration

Additional courses: are being offered by UNSW throughout the year and course overviews are available on the eResearch Training Resources website.

UNSW researchers are also permitted to attend Intersect-run courses at any of the Intersect member institutions. If you would like to run a dedicated course offered by Intersect for your team please contact DVR Infrastructure at

Registration closing date

Event details

Seat availability


Wallace Wurth Computer Lab G16-17 (map ref C27).

Key contact

Dr Jacky Cho
9385 5600

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