June 10, 2019
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Instructors: Sue McClatchy, Rich Brey, Jason Macklin
This workshop is only open to Jackson Laboratory employees.
When: June 10, 2019. Add to your Google Calendar.
Requirements: Participants must bring a laptop with a Mac, Linux, or Windows operating system (not a tablet, Chromebook, etc.). They should have a few specific software packages installed (listed below).
Code of Conduct: Everyone who participates is required to conform to the Code of Conduct.
Accessibility: We are committed to making this workshop accessible to everybody. The workshop organizers have checked that:
Materials will be provided in advance of the workshop and large-print handouts are available if needed by notifying the organizers in advance. If we can help making learning easier for you (e.g. sign-language interpreters, lactation facilities) please get in touch (using contact details below) and we will attempt to provide them.
Contact: Please email email@example.com for more information.
|09:00||Welcome and introductions|
|09:15||Introducing the Shell|
|09:20||Navigating Files and Directories|
|10:00||Working With Files and Directories|
|10:45||Working With Files and Directories (continued)|
|11:05||Pipes and Filters|
|13:00||Introduction to JAX High Performance Computing|
We will use this collaborative document for chatting, taking notes, and sharing URLs and bits of code.
To participate in a workshop, you will need access to the software described below. In addition, you will need an up-to-date web browser.
Bash is a commonly-used shell that gives you the power to do simple tasks more quickly.
The default shell in all versions of macOS is Bash, so no
need to install anything. You access Bash from the Terminal
See the Git installation video tutorial
for an example on how to open the Terminal.
You may want to keep
Terminal in your dock for this workshop.
The default shell is usually Bash, but if your
machine is set up differently you can run it by opening a
terminal and typing
bash. There is no need to
When you're writing code, it's nice to have a text editor that is
optimized for writing code, with features like automatic
color-coding of key words. The default text editor on macOS and
Linux is usually set to Vim, which is not famous for being
intuitive. If you accidentally find yourself stuck in it, try
typing the escape key, followed by
:q! (colon, lower-case 'q',
exclamation mark), then hitting Return to return to the shell.
nano is a basic editor and the default that instructors use in the workshop. It is installed along with Git.
nano is a basic editor and the default that instructors use in the workshop. See the Git installation video tutorial for an example on how to open nano. It should be pre-installed.
JAX provides access to high performance computing (HPC) through two computing clusters: 1) Cadillac, which serves Bar Harbor; and 2) Helix, which serves Farmington.