Python 1: The fundamentals

  • Event: 2019 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Sandra Fish of independent journalist
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 7 at 2:15pm
  • Location: Salon 5
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Learning a programming language is much like learning to write a news story. There are certain styles and conventions to follow, a standard order, etc. In this session geared toward absolute beginners, we’ll get started with some of the basics of this new language. 

This session is good for: People who are comfortable working with data in spreadsheets or database managers and want to make the leap to programming.

Speaker Bios

  • Sandra Fish is a Colorado data journalist specializing in politics. She's done work for the Colorado Sun, Colorado Independent, OpenSecrets, ESPN, Colorado Public Radio and others. She also teaches data journalism at University of Colorado Boulder.

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