Category Archives: Advanced

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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Aoslib Code Sprint at AMS 2014

Jonathan Helmus is organizing a code sprint for aoslib at the AMS 2014 Python Symposium! Here are the details from an email Jonathan sent out to the mailing list …

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Check Out the SciPy 2013 Talks

As most folks know, SciPy is the premiere conference on doing all things scientific with Python. This is really the place to be if you want to learn about the absolute cutting-edge in using Python for scientific computing. The SciPy … Continue reading

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Python for Geosciences

Nikolay Koldunov has a neat introduction to the use of Python in the geosciences as a set of nbviewer files (h/t from the author). In particular I appreciated the examples of how to use pandas, Iris, Cartopy, etc. for AOS … Continue reading

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python4oceanographers

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 🙂

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PyAOS Mailing List for Teaching Python

The PyAOS-teach mailing list (subscribe/unsubscribe page) is open for user discussion about topics related to teaching Python to AOS users.

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A Python Mathesaurus

Check this out: http://mathesaurus.sourceforge.net/. Conversion tables from a variety of languages into Python! Hat tip: @shmget.

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AMS Python Symposium Program and Short Courses

The program for the AMS Python Symposium is now available online. I’m really excited by the line-up of invited and contributed talks! The symposium this year also includes a Town Hall meeting entitled “Why Python is the Next Wave in … Continue reading

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Some Python books for earth scientists

Just wanted to mention two books on Python that are tailored for earth scientists. The first is my new book A Hands-On Introduction to Using Python in the Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences. You can find out more at the book’s … Continue reading

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Video Ad for Python at AMS 2012

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