Jan 8, 2021
09:00 - 12:30 (CET)/ 10:00 - 13:30 (EET)
Instructors: Samantha Wittke, Anne Fouilloux
Helpers: Niket Agrawal, Octavian Andrei, Radovan Bast, Emiliano Gelati, Tomasz Kopec, Emilia Lipponen, Lex Nederbragt, Hui Tang, Sabry Razick, Naoe Tatara
Conda is an open source package and environment management system. This workshop is for you who wants to learn more about use of Conda as a development tool for building and sharing project specific software environments that facilitate reproducible (data) science workflows.
For more information on what we teach and why, please see our paper "Good Enough Practices for Scientific Computing".
The course is aimed at graduate students and other researchers who
Where: This training will take place online. The instructors will provide you with the information you will need to connect to this meeting.
When: Jan 8, 2021. Add to your Google Calendar.
Requirements: Participants must have access to a computer with a Mac, Linux, or Windows operating system (not a tablet, Chromebook, etc.) with stable connection to Internet. They should have a few specific software packages installed (listed below).
Accessibility: We are dedicated to providing a positive and accessible learning environment for all. Please notify the instructors in advance of the workshop if you require any accommodations or if there is anything we can do to make this workshop more accessible to you.
Contact: Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Roles: To learn more about the roles at the workshop (who will be doing what), refer to our Workshop FAQ.
There are 4 registration types in this workshop:
You will receive an automatic email to confirm your registration upon sign-up. Besides this automatic email, we will send a separate email to those who we could offer a seat at the workshop.
When we receive more sign-ups by individual learners than our capacity allows, priority is given to these institutions.
Everyone who participates in Carpentries activities is required to conform to the Code of Conduct. This document also outlines how to report an incident if needed.
We will use this collaborative document for chatting, taking notes, and sharing URLs and bits of code.
Please be sure to complete these surveys before and after the workshop.
Time below is written in CET
|9:00||Drop in for Conda-installation help|
|Before starting||Pre-workshop survey|
|08:30||Setup and Installation (optional)|
|09:00||Getting Started with Conda|
|09:30||Working with Environments|
|10:15||Working with Environments|
|12:00||Using Packages and Channels|
|After the workshop||Post-workshop survey|
To participate in a Carpentries Incubator workshop, you will need access to the software described below. In addition, you will need an up-to-date web browser.
We maintain a list of common issues that occur during installation as a reference for instructors that may be useful on the Configuration Problems and Solutions wiki page.
If you haven't used Zoom before, go to the official website to download and install the Zoom client for your computer.
Like other Carpentries workshops, you will be learning by "coding along" with the Instructors. To do this, you will need to have both the window for the tool you will be learning about (a terminal, RStudio, your web browser, etc..) and the window for the Zoom video conference client open. In order to see both at once, we recommend using one of the following set up options:
The setup instructions for the workshop
can be found at
Setup page in the lesson material.
Please verify your installation before the workshop starts.
If you are unsure about Conda installation, please drop-in in the installation help session time (see the schedule above).