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BYU-Hydro 500: Installing Tethys and First App
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This course covers how to install Tethys, download an existing app, and create a custom app.
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About This Course

Tethys is a platform that can be used to develop and host environmental web apps. It includes a suite of free and open source software (FOSS) that has been carefully selected to address the unique development needs of environmental web apps. Tethys web apps are developed using a Python software development kit (SDK) which includes programmatic links to each software component.

This course directs students to online Tethys installation documentation and other tutorials available at Tethys Platform Docs.

Target Audience

Beginning programmers who want to learn to use Tethys to create environmental web apps.

Tools Needed

The Tethys Platform requires the conda packaging system. If you do not already have an installation of Miniconda or Anaconda, then refer to their documentation for installation instructions.

Suggested Time Spent

2 hours


Basic familiarity with using the command line, creating environments, and web programming.

Frequently Asked Questions

What web browser should I use?

The Open edX platform works best with current versions of Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Safari.

See our list of supported browsers for the most up-to-date information.

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