October 5 - 18, 2015: Jonah Duckles, Instructor/Helper Retreat Still Growing, Peer Reviewed Lessons, Data Management, and AMY 1.0 Released.

This post originally appeared on the Software Carpentry website.


  • Meet our new executive director, Jonah Duckles.
  • 14 sites worldwide have registered for the first ever Software Carpentry and Data Carpentry instructor and helper retreat on 14 November. If you care about training, join a site near you or dial in via Google Hangouts.


  • The obvious next step for the Software Carpentry lessons: Peer review


  • Rayna Harris suggested we look at how Software Carpentry and Data Carpentry can play a role in teaching or disseminating information about data management plans. Please let us know if you are aware of good resources or would like to discuss how we can contribute as community?
  • AMY 1.0 was released. Django web programmers are welcome to join the development team.


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