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Warwick's RSE group try to offer regular open sessions for help, tips etc. At the moment we're not holding live sessions, but we're happy to rekindle these if anybody wants, just drop us an email at rse{@}warwick.ac.uk Our Wednesday "Micro Seminars" are pre-recorded at the moment but we try to have a new video every week. Details below when they release. As always, feel free to suggest topics by email to rse{@}warwick.ac.uk or on our Twitter @WarwickRse

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Next Video Wednesday 3rd August 2022

Mini seminar - TBC -TBC

Previous Mini Seminars

Note: You might need to manually select the video quality for the slides/code to be readable, especially if your internet connection is slow or congested. All streams are available in at least 480p. If you would like a copy of the slides, a transcript, or a downloadable version of the videos, please email rse{@}warwick.ac.uk

22/4/20 - Choosing a programming language - https://youtu.be/O9ikOLw1ozw

29/4/20 - Web scraping and APIs - https://youtu.be/RbVy7lI076A

6/5/20 - Inside the Computer - https://youtu.be/XVdXGGe-YW

13/5/20 - Learning Programming - Dealing with Arrays - https://youtu.be/6eMqT7c5C_k

20/5/20 - Compilers, interpreters, IDEs and Notebooks - https://youtu.be/ELJi3gNsh6g

27/5/20 - Linking Data (part 1) - https://youtu.be/AMLGF7xYwhM

3/6/20 - Linking Data (part 2) - Type/Structs/Classes - https://youtu.be/F6VqrLCMwyY

17/6/20 - Accelerators, coprocessors and not using your CPU - https://youtu.be/LVpLpoRPpJE

24/6/20 - Code Licenses - https://youtu.be/7e2J7N9EGuI

8/7/20 - FortranCon 2020 follow up - https://youtu.be/i48ui_eoreI

15/7/20 - Global variables and their uses - https://youtu.be/T2FkzTk09vg

22/7/20 - The Road to Object Oriented Programming - https://youtu.be/oibjI9kth7c

29/7/20 - Further Along The Road to Object Oriented Programming - https://youtu.be/qZoBM4hQfZ4

5/8/20 - Rules(ish) for Good Programming - https://youtu.be/5I26S2yw4F0

12/8/20 - "I am, therefore I think - Lifetime, references and pointers" - https://youtu.be/O5-Ombm-G9k

19/8/20 -'Is A' vs 'Has A'. Who owns the data? - https://youtu.be/xMWNfhdoDjs

26/8/20 - Design Patterns, An Introduction - https://youtu.be/Sa2bsWXEiEA

9/9/20 - Picking a Good Problem for Practice - https://youtu.be/114SVN_DxGo

23/9/20 - The Other Travelling Salesman Problem - Somebody with something to sell - https://youtu.be/DrC3Hjasgng

7/10/20 - The range of programming languages - https://youtu.be/iY8YWoSXckc

14/10/20 - Don't Panic! What to do when things go wrong. - https://youtu.be/r5wxLx_2B4k

21/10/20 - Antipatterns - Design Patterns' Dark Side. - https://youtu.be/j17QFfxcvWw

28/10/20 - How to see what's actually there - tips for debugging - https://youtu.be/tT4zq74Ns9I

4/11/20 - What did you just say? - intro. to user input verification - https://youtu.be/pin1deV8eYQ

11/11/20 - Getting Started - How to go from a blank editor - https://youtu.be/rm8zeUEIP8k

18/11/20 - Linters - Compiler like checking for interpreted languages - https://youtu.be/CnEWgpv3DR4

25/11/20 - Managing Workflows - Part 1 - Simple tools - https://youtu.be/An6ADi0_Tgc

2/12/20 - Managing Workflows - Part 2 - Gnu Parallel - https://youtu.be/t_v2Otgt87g

Xmas Break

17/2/21 -"Who cares? Tips for getting funding for software development" - https://youtu.be/1BZVplEozjc

24/2/21- Time Management in Software Development (pre-recorded)- https://youtu.be/z-NlgFnMfXA

3/3/21 - E-merge-ncy - what happens when git merges fail - https://youtu.be/PpbM57bAI-c

10/3/21 - The Pitfalls of Finite Precision - https://youtu.be/gNSVhCALvVo

24/3/21 - The Pitfalls of Python Pickles - https://youtu.be/3O2GZ3CnIVo

31/3/21 - Getting There Faster - an introduction to algorithm speed and complexity - https://youtu.be/Bap15mnizp8

21/4/21 - Disaster Recovery - dealing with data loss - https://youtu.be/ya6OIEVhKKU

2/6/21 - Pointers vs References - https://youtu.be/fG7knxTa-y8

9/6/21 - Deep and Shallow Copies - https://youtu.be/RYHLo71hbW8

16/6/21 - Copy versus Move operations - https://youtu.be/ZobblZxQrZ8

23/6/21 - The Source Code is not Enough - https://youtu.be/CV6QasLToKc

30/6/21 - Containers and Concepts - https://youtu.be/tkg1jTfzCg4

7/7/21 - Invariants and Testing - https://youtu.be/PPkH3aOUreo

14/7/21 - Side effects, pureness and re-entrancy - https://youtu.be/gdNJBnbONS8

21/7/21 - Asynchronous programming and callbacks - https://youtu.be/bwRPDXpnedI

28/7/21 - The nature of Functions - https://youtu.be/In3GqtoNAJE

4/8/21 - More fun with functions - https://youtu.be/qMU_5ShQqlQ

11/8/21 - Behind the scenes of functions - Apologies for technical issues, the stream for this week can be got at https://youtu.be/zfDsPRiDrFo

18/8/21 - Memory Misuse - https://youtu.be/oIIs_C5Q3k4

25/8/21 - Function Calling (To the faraway towns?) - https://youtu.be/dQ17AHNXGSk

1/9/21 - Errors and Warnings - https://youtu.be/48HP5_zlfpk

9/9/21 - The Human Element in Software Design - https://youtu.be/bnQbQGOU7YY

15/9/21 - Programmers are Human too - https://youtu.be/gMZJxpc1DSQ

22/9/21 - OpenMP - another route to GPU programming? - https://youtu.be/Nsy9yLQZu0g

29/9/21 - Numerical errors in nature: an example - https://youtu.be/FXS1-p922Sg

6/10/21 - Hindsight is 2021 - what happened to Facebook? - https://youtu.be/xTIw1kXgqzI

13/10/21 - How big IS exascale? - https://youtu.be/x_H_JgL4XQI

20/10/21 - Basic Object Oriented Design - https://youtu.be/-UDlKblHLWY

27/10/21 - Short Circuiting - https://youtu.be/0z5HguG6ZNc

3/11/21 - Iterator basics - https://youtu.be/5FGxkF4DOQg

10/11/21 - A case study in Undefined Behaviour - https://youtu.be/JteoPic48yE Follow-up video: https://youtu.be/f3XQdLX1E0M

17/11/21 - Real numbers aren't real - https://youtu.be/UU1u4JDkZ4M

24/11/21 - Data Visualization - https://youtu.be/ERSCs7sKTvQ

1/12/21 - Trees - https://youtu.be/CKckueGrj4I

Break

22/6/22 - Stack Machines for doing maths in code - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=feVYhWHdNKk

30/6/22 - Inside the black box of hash tables - https://youtu.be/aZv1BYvEesE

7/7/22 - Code flow and "single task" functions - https://youtu.be/sgavrkHt00U

13/7/22 - Function overloading - https://youtu.be/nOYL6f9j7FU

21/7/22 - Managing object lifetimes - https://youtu.be/CLzalAy5gu8

1/8/22 - Inside the black box - L and R values - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Voi82R13OSw