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Next course 25th / 26th April 2023

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Info and help for Python course

Setting up environment

Please remember this is a Windows based course. You can try and run other OS’s (and you’ll probably be fine), but I don’t support them.

I will run through all of this on intro session.

Download anaconda from

This will be enough for Day 1.

For Day 2 :

or (for more upto date) follow

Download this environment.yml file (assumes environment is called course)

conda env create -f environment.yml

activate course

python -m ipykernel install --user --name=course

Folder structure

I’ll be using the following folder structure


/Day1_Intro (code will be unzipped into here)

/Day2_Geo (code will be unzipped into here)


Download the QGIS sample data

Day 1 – data_package_beg

Day 2 – Day2_Geo_data

Day 2 – ne_50m_admin_0_countries

unzip to

Day 1 – D:\Python_Course\Day1_Intro\data_package_beg

Day 2 – D:\Python_Course\Day2_Geo (into the root) – this is where the code will reside


Links to course and code

You will get the code each day via the email you used to register, it may come in separate email

You will get the code a couple of days prior to start of course