Software Carpentry Week in Review: March 17-23, 2014

What’s happening next week

There are still a couple of spaces left for the live version of the Software Carpentry Instructor Training Course to be held in Toronto April 28–30. If you’d like more information, please contact Greg Wilson.


Five workshops happened this week, four of them simultaneously on four different institutions. Note that this involved 7 rooms, 24 instructors and helpers, and over 200 students in just two days. Thanks to all that organized, helped, and taught.

Upcoming workshops

  • 04/02: University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C., Canada.
  • 04/03: University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark.
  • 04/04: University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, USA.
  • 04/07: University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado, USA.
  • 04/14: PyCon Bootcamps, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Still a few openings: register here).
  • 04/14: Women in Science and Engineering, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, California, USA.

Lesson Development

1 pull request was merged, 1 issue was closed, and no new issues were opened. In addition to the merges, we had 14 commits made by Raniere Silva, Steven Koenig, Joon Ro, Philipp Bayer, and Greg Wilson.

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