This is the first workshop in a series of four Python workshops. Learn the basics of Python, a widely-used and general-purpose programming language. Python is useful for a wide range of applications, including data processing, parsing and web services. This workshop is on the basics of Python, including strings, lists, tuples, dictionaries and comparators. Beginners are encouraged to follow along, and no prior programming experience is required. Please have Google Chrome (preferred) or Mozilla Firefox web browser installed for best Jupyter notebook performance.