Talk Introduction to Python for scientists

Presented by Christophe Combelles (Anybox) in Introductory tutorial track 2011 on 2011/08/25 from 09:00 to 12:30
Abstract

This tutorial gives an introduction to the Python language and focuses on the aspects of the language that are the most useful for scientists.

  • Python: an interpreted language. The Ipython shell
  • Basic types (lists, strings, etc.)
  • Control Flow
  • Functions
  • Reusing code: scripts and modules
  • Input and Output
  • Exceptions Handling
  • Object-oriented programming

Some emphasis will be put on good practices that help to re-use code efficiently or share code with others.

Attending this tutorial, or some knowledge of these topics, is required to attend the other tutorials of the Introduction track.

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