Category Archives: Why Python?

The Homogenization of Scientific Computing

On the mailing list today, Scott Collis shared this article on why Python is dominating scientific computing. The article also discusses some amazing new Python packages for scientific computing!

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“So Easy, a Caveman Can Do It”!

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

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Python as a “Platform” for the Atmospheric Sciences

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.

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A Meteorologist’s Road to Python (Part 2)

Editor’s note: In this post, Associate Professor of Meteorology Alex DeCaria of Millersville University continues sharing about his experience in learning Python (see Part 1 for the back story), focusing on specific features of Python that he loves, as well … Continue reading

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A Meteorologist’s Road to Python (Part 1)

Editor’s note: In this post, Associate Professor of Meteorology Alex DeCaria of Millersville University shares about his experiences with using and learning computer languages (Fortran, IDL, Ruby) for use in meteorology, how he came to discover Python, and why it … Continue reading

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