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Software Carpentry: The Unix Shell

Ended May 22, 2023
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Full course description

Term: Summer 2023

Date: May 22nd, 2023

Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Online Only

Instructor: Nathaniel Porter

Presented By: University Libraires (LIB)



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 command-line programming with the the Unix shell.

It can be taken alone, but is designed to be taken in combination with the Git (5/23) and either Python (5/24) or R (5/25) modules. For more information on our curriculum, visit

The workshop is open to anyone. You do not need any programming experience to participate but you will need access to a Windows, Mac or Linux computer. The workshop will be hosted online using Zoom; instructions for accessing course material and installing software will be sent in advance. For questions, contact Data Education Coordinator Nathaniel Porter (

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please email at least 10 business days prior to the event.