Get Bash, Git, and Anaconda Setup On Your Computer
The lessons in this section will help you get your computer setup with core earth analytics tools that you will use in many of the lessons on this website.
Bashcomes with Mac and Linux but is not natively installed on Windows.
Bashis a powerful command line interface that allows you to efficiently manipulate files and directories. You will also use it to access and interact with
Gitis a tool that you use to keep track of changes in your documents. This makes your workflow more reproducible. It also allows you to undo changes that you want to undo!
- Anaconda - Anaconda is a
Pythondistribution that contains many of the scientific
Pythonpackages that you will need to work with data. You will then install the
earth-analytics-pythonenvironment on top of the Anaconda distribution, so you can work with other scientific data including spatial data and more!