This section covers how to set up Data 8 from scratch. It gives a broad overview of technical pieces at play, but is to-the-point in terms of setting things up. For information about the motivations and decisions surrounding the Data 8 class, see the other components of this guide.
Setting up your own Data 8 course repository will require using a few pieces of technology and skills. Here's a short list of each, and what they'll be used for.