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Learn to code

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Codecademy is the easiest way to learn how to code. It's interactive, fun, and you can do it with your friends.
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the best free website to start learning programming concepts; helps to get to grips with the basics and the syntax; it also keeps track of the progress and there are forums to check your work in. 

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10 Reasons Python Rocks for Research (And a Few Reasons it Doesn’t) — Hoyt Koepke

10 Reasons Python Rocks for Research (And a Few Reasons it Doesn’t) — Hoyt Koepke | Learning to code | Scoop.it

This article advocates the use of python as a general programming language for scientific programming.

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a good overview of why Python is good for general scientific coding

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Python Scientific Lecture Notes — Scipy lecture notes

Tutorial material on the scientific Python ecosystem, a quick introduction to central tools and techniques. The different chapters each correspond to a 1 to 2 hours course with increasing level of expertise, from beginner to expert.

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a quick introduction to Python for scientific programming

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Learn Python - Free Interactive Python Tutorial

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LearnPython.org is a free interactive Python tutorial for people who want to learn Python, fast.
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Interactive Python tutorial, easy to see the results with the code/output windows

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Coursera

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Take free online classes from 80+ top universities and organizations. Coursera is a social entrepreneurship company partnering with Stanford University, Yale University, Princeton University and others around the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free. We believe in connecting people to a great education so that anyone around the world can learn without limits.
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Sites for Learning How to Code

Sites for Learning How to Code | Learning to code | Scoop.it
Coding was once considered to be a nerdy pursuit. But in truth, learning to code not only opens a wide range of lucrative career paths, it is excellent for logic and problem solving skills. In fact, the new national curriculum for England now requires that children as young as five learn to write and develop computer programs. Many kids already have an innate aptitude for coding, but haven't had an opportunity to do so. Here are some websites to get your child going. They're either free or are free to try. Getting Started/Inspiring New Coders These sites teach basic concepts…
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An article with some resources and links to get you started.

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Natural Language Toolkit

NLTK is a leading platform for building Python programs to work with human language data.

Thanks to a hands-on guide introducing programming fundamentals alongside topics in computational linguistics, NLTK is suitable for linguists, engineers, students, educators, researchers, and industry users alike. NLTK is available for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. Best of all, NLTK is a free, open source, community-driven project.

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an excellent tool for learning and lots of options to play with the natural language

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Google's Python Class - Educational Materials — Google Developers

Welcome to Google's Python Class -- this is a free class for people with a little bit of programming experience who want to learn Python. The class includes written materials, lecture videos, and lots of code exercises to practice Python coding. These materials are used within Google to introduce Python to people who have just a little programming experience.

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a good place to start learning Python

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Online Python Courses & Tutorials | LearnStreet

Want to learn Python? Its easy with LearnStreet's interactive online Python courses and tutorials! LearnStreet - Online coding starts here!
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The course is designed for people with no prior programming background, very good for teaching you some fundamental programming concepts through Python.

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Computer programming

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Learn the fundamentals of programming on the Khan Academy Computer Science platform. Explore programs made by others. Write your own programs and share them!
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some useful tutorials on how to use the JavaScript language

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