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As I mentioned last week, the 2019 AMS Python Symposium screencasts are up. I really appreciated all the talks in the symposium, but I wanted to mention one talk in particular for folks to check out: Daniel Rothenberg’s “Rapidly Prototyping … Continue reading
Felipe Fernandes let me know about a blog he’s put together, python4oceanographers, with tips and examples for using Python in oceanography. Here’s a funny post where CTDs meet the comic XKCD 🙂
Editor’s Note: This post, by Kimberly Hoogewind of Purdue University, is the first in a series of short posts about the talks given at the Third Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python, held at the 93rd AMS … Continue reading
Scott Collis posted the following link of awesome scientific IPython notebook examples to the PyAOS mailing list today: https://github.com/ipython/ipython/wiki/A-gallery-of-interesting-IPython-Notebooks I thought the NFL rankings calculator to be particularly fun :). Check the examples page out!
Check this out: http://mathesaurus.sourceforge.net/. Conversion tables from a variety of languages into Python! Hat tip: @shmget.
This is the first in a series of short posts about the talks given at the Second Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python, held at the 92nd AMS Annual Meeting, from January 23–24, 2012, in New Orleans, … Continue reading
Editor’s note: In this post, Tommy Zhang, a Ph.D. student working on tropical climate, shares about his experiences with using Python in a WRF modeling and analysis workflow.
Several weeks ago, I wrote about how dictionaries can help make your data analysis scripts simpler. As part of that post, I showed a script that looped through a list of filenames I had typed out, and noted that if … Continue reading
While long-time Python users have a good sense of the usefulness of dictionaries, explaining why dictionaries are so useful is not so straightforward. Particularly to atmospheric and oceanic sciences (AOS) users, who generally are not that interested in the relative … Continue reading