Python for scientific programming
To take part in this course you will need the following software packages
- Python (>= 2.6 > 3.0)
- IPython (>= 0.12)
- Cython (>= 0.15)
GridKa School has provided machines with the above software pre-installed, to which you can log in remotely, but if you install the required packages on your laptop you will be more comfortable working in a familiar environment.
Assigned exercise machines
UID Host name IP address
Testing your installation
Download Media:installation-test.tgz. Then
tar zxvf installation-test.tgz cd installation-test python setup.py build_ext --inplace ipython --pylab -i mandelbrot.py
should pop up a picture of the Mandelbrot set.
There are two ways of accessing the course material: