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  • R and Python workshops – Fall 2021

    Summary Check the Calendar listing for data analysis workshops links and registration forms. Steenbock and SSCC workshops (Free) Steenbock Library: R series and Python series (Free) SSCC (Social Science Computing Cooperative): SSCC Training Classes Library …

  • Do yourself a favor: learn Markdown – Episode 4. Reproducible reports

    The message The essential message is this: stop using Copy/Paste from one program to another (e.g. a chart from Excel to Word) as this is a manual process that is not reproducible and can easily …

  • Do yourself a favor: learn Markdown – Episode 3, Academic writing

    Academic writing with Markdown The origin of Markdown was a simple editing process to export web pages in HTML. In Episode 1 we learned that (original) Markdown has a simple syntax for enhancing text with rich …

  • Do yourself a favor: learn Markdown – Episode 2

    In Episode 1: Markdown is easy we saw how Markdown can simplify and streamline the creation of documents while working in easily readable plain text. In this episode we’ll explore: Markdown variations Markdown (free) software …

  • Do yourself a favor: learn Markdown – Master it in 10 minutes!

    Episode 1: Markdown is easy, keeps things simple Markdown is… Markdown is a plain text formatting syntax that incorporates rich text elements while retaining the ease and readability of plain text. Why learn Markdown? Markdown …

  • Google colab is a free cloud notebook environment

    Introduction Google Colab is a  free cloud-based service that allows the execution of Python code using the Jupyter Notebook format. It is possible to use and install new python libraries. Furthermore it is possible to …

  • Data Analysis Workshops Winter 2021

    SUMMARY: Check calendar for Free "R" and "Python" workshops (Steenbock Library.) "Introduction to R with RStudio," "Data Wrangling in R" (SSCC - Social Science Computing Cooperative.) "Automating Tasks with the Unix Shell," "Data Management with SQL," "R: introduction / visualization / reports" (Software Carpentry through UW-Madison Data Science (fees apply).)

  • Data Analysis Workshops Fall 2020

    SUMMARY: Check calendar for Free "R" and "Python" workshops (Steenbock Library.) "Introduction to R with RStudio," "Data Wrangling in R" (SSCC - Social Science Computing Cooperative.) "Automating Tasks with the Unix Shell," "Data Management with SQL," "Introduction to Docker" (Software Carpentry through UW-Madison Data Science (fees apply).)

  • Tabular data analysis with R and Tidyverse

    Does data analysis feel like the impossible job of "catching the moon?" Fortunately R and RStudio are great tools to analyze data and illustrate conclusions, while at the same time keeping records and create "live" documents that can be updated with "just one click." The material is written in a way that is conducive to "learn by doing" following demonstrations and examples. All code and all necessary materials and files are available and therefore it is possible to learn and acquire proficiency on one's own with this course content.

  • bioinformatics tutorials

      June 26, 2020. I have added a new entry under the “Tutorials” menu for “bioinformatics” to provide a place for tutorials that are more than just about one subject. “bioinformatics is the science of …

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