Author Archives: Johnny Lin

A Description of the Weather and Climate Stack

Damien Irving has a great post describing the weather and climate stack in Python!

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2017 AMS Python Symposium Program

See here: https://ams.confex.com/ams/97Annual/webprogrampreliminary/7PYTHON.html

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AMS Hackathon in Seattle!

Here’s the announcement from the organizers of the hackathon at the 2017 Seattle AMS meeting: The Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies (EIPT) is organizing a “hackathon” to start during the 2017 Seattle American Meteorological Society (AMS) meeting. This idea … Continue reading

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2017 AMS Python Symposium Topics

See https://annual.ametsoc.org/2017/index.cfm/programs/conferences-and-symposia/seventh-symposium-on-advances-in-modeling-and-analysis-using-python/ for the list of topics and the call for abstracts. Hope you can submit an abstract! The deadline is August 1, 2016.

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Resources from the 2016 AMS Python Symposium

The screencasts/handouts of the talks from the Sixth AMS Python Symposium are up! See here. Additionally, here are the resources for the Brief Python Tutorials Workshops held during the Symposium (not all instructors had resources to share): (1) Hannah Aizenman … Continue reading

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GeoPython Conference!

Christen Martin posted this today on the mailing list: I’m pleased to announce the upcoming GeoPython conference, which takes place in Basel, Switzerland June 22 to 24, 2016. The conference is about Geo&Python and it would be great to have … Continue reading

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Python Programming and Visualization for Scientists

Alex DeCaria’s book Python Programming and Visualization for Scientists book is done and ready for pre-order! Please see the book’s page for details. It looks like a great text!

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New Getting Started Page

Damien Irving has written a great “Getting Started” page for this site. If you know someone who could benefit from it, please pass it along!

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2016 AMS Python Symposium and Short Courses

Here’s the program for the AMS Sixth Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python: https://ams.confex.com/ams/96Annual/webprogram/6PYTHON.html And AMS is offering two Python-related short courses, a beginner’scourse on Python and a PyNIO and related Python tools course. See here for … Continue reading

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What to Use for User-Interfaces

This week on the mailing list, there was a neat thread about what to use for writing user-interfaces in Python. Here was a list of recommended graphical user-interface packages: Qt: pyQt or pySide. PyGTK wxPython Glade + PyGTK Chris Barker … Continue reading

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