Lesson overview

During the second week we will dive into Python and learn some basic elements of Python programming language. We will also continue learning how to use the Course Environment and version control with Git + GitHub. The main components of today’s lesson can be found in the navigation bar to the left.

Learning goals

After this week you will be able to:

  • conduct basic data type conversions

  • store and access values in a list

  • explain the concept of an index value

  • understand the basics of version control

  • use Git and GitHub to record changes to your files

  • use Jupyter notebooks for writing and documenting your code

Lesson videos

Lesson 2.1 - Lists and working with different data types

Dave Whipp & Håvard Aagesen, University of Helsinki @ Geo-Python channel on Youtube.

Lesson 2.2 - Version control with Git and GitHub

Dave Whipp & Håvard Aagesen, University of Helsinki @ Geo-Python channel on Youtube.