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Software Carpentry - Bash, Git, and Programming with R

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Date: August 21st and 22nd, 2019
Time:
8:30am to 4:00pm both days
Term:
Summer 2019
Location:
Newman Library 207A
Presented By:
University Libraries (LIB)
Instructor(s): 
Jonathan Bradley, Kayla McNabb, and Jonathan Petters

Description:
If anyone would like to attend online, please contact Annette Bailey (afbailey@vt.edu).

Software Carpentry aims to help researchers get their work done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic research computing skills. This hands-on workshop will cover basic concepts and tools for Programming with R, including program design, version control, data management, and task automation. Participants will be encouraged to help one another and to apply what they have learned to their own research problems. By the end of this workshop, you will know how to use: The Unix Shell -Files and directories -History and tab completion -Pipes and redirection -Looping over files -Creating and running shell scripts -Finding things Version Control with Git -Creating a repository -Recording changes to files: add, commit, ... -Viewing changes: status, diff, ... -Ignoring files -Working on the web: clone, pull, push, ... -Resolving conflicts -Open licenses -Where to host work, and why Programming in R -R interface -Getting help with R -Data structures -Data frames -Subsetting data -Loops and conditionals -Base plotting -Creating and using functions