Category Archives: Advanced

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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Call for Papers for the 2016 AMS Python Symposium

The 2016 AMS Python Symposium will be held in New Orleans during the AMS Annual Meeting (which is January 10-14, 2016). Here’s the call for papers: http://annual.ametsoc.org/2016/index.cfm/programs-and-events/conferences-and-symposia/sixth-symposium-on-advances-in-modeling-and-analysis-using-python/ We’re still in the planning stages regarding exactly how many days the Symposium … Continue reading

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AMS Fifth Python Symposium Recordings are Up

The recordings (screencasts) from the AMS Fifth Python Symposium are available here. Enjoy!

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Call for Papers for SciPy 2015

From Chris Barker: SciPy2015 will be held in Austin, Texas • July 6-12, 2015 this year. http://scipy2015.scipy.org/ehome/index.php?eventid=115969& The call for papers and tutorials is out — please consider submitting something! Note that I will be chairing a met-ocean mini-symposium this … Continue reading

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2015 AMS Python Symposium and Short Courses

Fyi, here’s the program for the Fifth Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python. The Symposium is only one day, Monday, January 5, 2015, but it’ll be really packed 🙂! Two short courses will be offered, a Beginners … Continue reading

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Unidata Python Workshop

Unidata is offering a two-day workshop “Using Unidata Technologies with Python”, October 21-22, 2014, at UCAR’s Foothills Lab 4, Room #1201, in Boulder, CO. Information is available at: http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/events/2014TrainingWorkshop/.

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AMS 2015 Python Symposium Abstract Deadline Extended

Just fyi, if you were interested in submitting an abstract to the AMS 2015 Python Symposium but hadn’t gotten around to it, the submission deadline has been extended to August 21. See here for the Call for Papers (along with … Continue reading

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The Future of Visualization in Python

Jake Vanderplas has a neat post (written last year) on the future of visualization in Python and where Matplotlib fits into it: http://jakevdp.github.io/blog/2013/03/23/matplotlib-and-the-future-of-visualization-in-python/.

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AMS 2014 Presentations are Available Online

Recorded talks (with any extended abstracts/handouts) for the Fourth Python Symposium at the 2014 AMS Annual Meeting are available online. Enjoy!

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Stages in Learning to Code

Andromeda Yelton has a very insightful article on the stages in learning to code and the implications for teaching programming to newbies.

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