Conda Essentials

Learn how to easily manage your software using conda.

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Course Description

Software is constantly evolving, so data scientists need a way to update the software they are using without breaking things that already work. Conda is an open source, cross-platform tool for managing packages and working environments for many different programming languages. This course explains how to use its core features to manage your software so that you and your colleagues can reproduce your working environments reliably with minimum effort.

  1. 1

    Installing Packages

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    This chapter shows you how to install, update and remove packages using conda.

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    What are packages and why are they needed?
    50 xp
    What version of conda do I have?
    100 xp
    Install a conda package (I)
    50 xp
    Install a conda package (II)
    100 xp
    What is semantic versioning?
    50 xp
    Which package version is installed?
    50 xp
    Install a specific version of a package (I)
    100 xp
    Install a specific version of a package (II)
    50 xp
    Update a conda package
    100 xp
    Remove a conda package
    100 xp
    Search for available package versions?
    100 xp
    Find dependencies for a package version?
    50 xp
  2. 2

    Utilizing Channels

    In this chapter you will learn how to search and install packages from various channels with Conda.

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  3. 4

    Case Study on Using Environments

    This chapter shows you how to easily manage projects using environments.

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Prerequisites

Introduction to Shell
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