Appendix: logistical details


This section is a work in progress.

There are some tools a student should always have handy to use in the ordinary course of their studies. These include a plotting program, the Python interpreter, and the git version control program.

RAWGraphs is a free and open source webapp that can be found at

There are others that are useful for specific courses, tasks, or jobs.


Arch Linux

$ sudo pacman -S git python


$ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install git python3


$ sudo dnf install git python3

FIXME: unfinished, but the outline is to show how to install each of these programs on Linux, Chromebook, Windows, and MacOS.