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Week Four

Week 4: Sharing Data Preparation Tools

Students will become familiar with the use of open source software configuration management tools for sharing software developed to prepare open data. The specific environments used may change as open source software evolves. Github, Google Code and Source Forge are prominent SCM exemplars.
Readings and Assignments Due:
1. Software Sharing #1 (Share scripts produced in week 3 using an open source software configuration management tool).
2. Read chapters 1-3 of “Pro Git” (Or other, repository specific orientation as selected by the instructor and course coordinator)
3. Part Two of “Data Analysis with Open Source Tools”.