IT 116: Introduction to Scripting
Class 2

Today's Topics

New Material

Reading Assignment

You should read Chapter 1, Introduction to Computers and Programming, from our textbook, Starting Out with Python, before next week's class.

Homework 1

I have posted homework 1 here.

It is due this coming Sunday at 11:59 PM.

Completing the Apply Process

A few of you have not completed the Apply process.

You must fix this by going to the see the operators in the Unix Lab.

I will read out the names of those students who have not completed the Apply process after taking attendance.

New Material

Types of Programming Languages

Python

Working with Python

Running Python in Interactive Mode

Experimenting with Python

Python Scripts

Scripts versus Interactive Mode

Working with Unix

Connecting to a Unix Machine

Basic Unix Commands

The Hierarchical Filesystem

Copying Files to Unix

The nano Text Editor

Attendance

Apply Delinquents