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Conflict Resolution: Merging Conflicting Changes On GitHub

Conflict Resolution: Merging Conflicting Changes On GitHub

Currently, I do not own a personal computer so I often used a computer which was available in the history department to complete the exercises for Crafting Digital History. When I did not have access to that computer, I would use my iPad to make changes to my remote GitHub notes. However, there were times when I forgot…

Module 3 Exercise 4: Text Mining With Stanford NER

Module 3 Exercise 4: Text Mining With Stanford NER

Name Entity Recognition Stanford Name Entity Recognizer (or Stanford NER) looks at patterns in metadata, and identifies and tags/labels words in a text which are the names of places, people, organizations, time, date, etc. The results can be extracted and visualized. Dr. Graham recommended a very useful tutorial by Michelle Moravec on how to use…

Module 2 Exercise 4.1: Scraping Data With Wget

Module 2 Exercise 4.1: Scraping Data With Wget

Wget is a Tool for Downloading Internet Sources The purpose of this Programming Historian Exercise was to help me get a sense of how to use wget to download a specific set of files, and how to download internet sources by creating a mirror of an entire website. For this exercise I decided to complete…

Git-It? Some GitHub Basics

Git-It? Some GitHub Basics

What Is GitHub? I started using GitHub for my Crafting Digital History course for the first time this year. At the time, I had never heard of GitHub, and I found its terminology and commands difficult to understand. However, once you download all the necessary software and begin using its commands, it is quite simple to…

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