Texas GIS Forum October 23 – 27, 2017 | Austin, Texas

Introduction to Python

Tuesday, October 25th , 1:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Location: TCEQ Computer Training Lab
Taught by:
Jennifer Harrison, TeachMeGIS
Written for GIS professionals who have never programmed before, this workshop introduces attendees to the basics of scripting in Python: variables, loops, conditional statements, accessing GIS data, etc. via a series of short lecture presentations and hands-on “try-its” in which they write their first Python script. This course will be based on Python 2.7 (for ArcMap) but where differences exist for Python 3.x (for ArcGIS Pro), they will be discussed and explained.

Instructor Bio(s)

Jennifer Harrison

headshot of instructor Jennifer HarrisonJennifer Harrison has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics and a Master of Science degree in Geosciences from Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky. Jenny has been working with and teaching GIS for over 25 years.

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