What basic computing skills do I need as a researcher?
How do I maintain my research code?
How can I quickly and automatically process my experimental data?
This one-day workshop will cover the skills you need to succeed as all fields become data-driven:
- Scripting for task and data management
- Task automation with the Bash command line
- Data Management and Version control with Git
- and more . . .
This workshop is an example-driven tutorial on basic computing skills, hosted by Computational Science and Engineering on behalf of Crops in Silico at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. Short tutorials alternate with hands-on practical exercises, and participants are encouraged both to help one another, and to try applying what they have learned to their own research problems during and between sessions. Participants should bring their own laptops to work on.
Everyone is welcome, and this will be especially useful to interns, graduate students, postdocs, and researchers who have not begun to leverage the power of scripting and version control for reproducible research. We especially encourage members of a company or research group to sign up together to reinforce good habits.