CS 8: Introduction to Computer Science (Spring 2015)


Resources

 


Labs, a Linux resource, and some remote access tools

Python/IDLE stuff

Modules

File Transfer To/From your computer From/To you CoE Account

Windows:

1) Download WinSCP (click on "Installation Package" in blue): http://winscp.net/eng/download.php
2) Install WinSCP and run it.
3) Click the "New" button.
4) Enter csil.cs.ucsb.edu for "host name".
5) Enter your username and password.
6) Click "Login"
7) Drag and drop files to/from CoE account from/to your laptop.


Mac/Linux:

1) Open a terminal on your computer.
2) Use the scp command. Example usage below:

- usage: scp fromPath toPath, where the remote computer path is in the format username@hostname:remotepath

- example 1: from my CSIL account to my Mac
- open a terminal on my Mac
- scp buoni@csil.cs.ucsb.edu:./cs8/lab00/money.py .  (copies file referenced by path './cs8/lab00/money.py' on CSIL to current working directory on my computer)
- scp -r buoni@csil.cs.ucsb.edu:./cs8/lab00 .  (copies entire directory lab00 in my CSIL account to current working directory on my computer)

- example 2: from my Mac to my CSIL account
- open a terminal on my Mac
- scp money.py buoni@csil.cs.ucsb.edu:./cs8/lab00/   (copies file 'money.py' in current working directory on my computer to ./cs8/lab00/ directory in my CSIL account)
- scp -r lab00 buoni@csil.cs.ucsb.edu:./cs8/  (copies entire directory lab00 in current working directory on my computer to the directory ./cs8 in my CSIL account)

Pair programming

Academic support services on campus

If you experience difficulty in this course for any reason, please don't hesitate to consult with your instructor. In addition to the resources of the department, a wide range of services is available to support you in your efforts to meet the course requirements.

Engineering undergraduate students should visit their Undergraduate Studies Office for general counseling matters, including progress checks.


Thanks to Omer Egecioglu, Phill Conrad, Diana Franklin and Michael Costanzo.