Regular expressions

This course is currently being developed and will be offered at a later date.

This course introduces regular expressions and how to search for text patterns in a number of programming languages (UNIX command line, R, Python etc.). It is aimed at colleagues who are going to run analysis programs on their own or wish to use computing clusters.

Topics

Prerequisites

Some programming experience in R and Python is desirable. The ability to type with a low error rate is necessary, because this is a hands-on training.

Windows software

If you bring a Windows laptop to the training, please install the following programs:

Mac software

If you bring a Mac laptop to the training, please install the following program:

Practical information

Number of participants: minimum 5, maximum 10.

Length: The course takes one half-day, usually from 09:00 to 13:00.