Resources and Software

Python Standard Library – The python standard library is a great resource for learning more about the standard modules/functions/methods/etc. in python.

Stack Overflow – Almost any basic question about python syntax, appropriate methods, etc. have been answered on Stack Overflow. Almost any google query involving python will lead to this website.

Code Academy – This website is a good (FREE) resource to learn the basic python syntax. Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, and 11 are particularly helpful for the workshop.

Anaconda – This is a free package manager that installs many helpful tools and modules for python.

OpenCV – This is a python module for computer vision and more.

  • For mac use this link.
  • For windows/linux use this link.

Tweepy – This is a python twitter module. You can install this by typing “pip install tweepy” into the command line. (You may need to run a terminal/command line with administrator privileges to do this.)