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We’re Going to Be Busy

We're going to be busy—and these are just the ones we have confirmed. Sep 13-14, 2012: DAFX Conference (York, UK) Sep 17-18, 2012: University of O...
August 01, 2012

Record and Playback

The biggest bottleneck Software Carpentry faces right now is a shortage of experienced instructors. To help fix that, we are going to record a complete prese...
July 30, 2012

Software Carpentry Needs You!

Software Carpentry needs you! If you found our workshops, tutorials, or online material useful, there are many ways you could help us grow: Send us a testimo...
July 28, 2012

How Robust Is Your Programming Language?

One of the biggest problems in teaching novices how to program is that most programming systems are not robust. A car can go quite a long distance on a sligh...
July 21, 2012